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Royal Welcome for Pope Francis in Jordan

Pope Francis was greeted by the Jordanian Royal family at the Husseinieh Palace in Amman on Saturday. This marks the Pope's first visit to the region since assuming his position as leader of the Roman Catholic church. During the welcoming ceremony, the Royal Guard played the Jordanian and the Vatican national anthems. The Pope also met with government officials, Muslim and Christian leaders and members of the diplomatic corps.

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