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Jordan gets ready for historic visit of Pope Francis

Jordan is preparing for the arrival of Pope Francis on Saturday.

He will arrive in the capital Amman at the start of a historic visit to the Middle East.

The Pope will meet Jordan's King Abdullah II and Queen Rania, and celebrate Mass with thousands of Catholic worshippers.

BBC Arabic's Rafid Jaboori looks ahead to his visit.

  • 23 May 2014
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