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Israel launching Web site
for papal visit

April 13, 2009

NEW YORK (JTA) -- The Israel Ministry of Tourism is launching a Web site dedicated to Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to Israel in May.

The site, www.holyland-pilgrimage.org will be launched Wednesday and be available in seven languages. It will feature background information, photographs and video footage related to Christian holy sites in Israel, as well as detailed information on the pope's itinerary and trip highlights.

Benedict is making his first visit to Israel. His May 8-15 trip also includes stops in Jordan and the Palestinian territories.