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Red carpet and jet await pope at airport

At Ben-Gurion airport, the red carpet is rolled out in front of an El Al jet waiting to take the pope back to Rome.

And unlike the case when he arrived by helicopter, this time the carpet is aligned with the pope’s conveyance.

A jet waiting to take the pope back to Rome Monday. (Screen capture: GPO)
A jet waiting to take the pope back to Rome Monday. (Screen capture: GPO)

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President Shimon Peres addresses Pope Francis at Ben Gurion International Airport. (screen capture: GPO)
President Shimon Peres addresses Pope Francis at Ben Gurion International Airport. (screen capture: GPO)

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