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Pope visits Zionist's tomb

He lays wreath in 1st trip by a pontiff to founder’s grave

Posted: May 27, 2014 at 4:06 a.m.

JERUSALEM -- Making history for the second day running, Pope Francis laid a wreath Monday on the grave of the founder of Zionism, becoming the first pope to do so, a gesture of support to Israel after several symbolic signals the day before that lent a spiritual lift to Palestinian aspirations for sovereignty.

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