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    Inside Story - The Pope's Middle East Tour - 10 May 09

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    Pope Benedict XVI is on a week-long trip to the Middle East.It is his first visit to a region embroiled in political controversies, religious mistrust, and increasing sectarian violence. Inside Story asks: Can the Pope's tour of a turbulent Holy Land remain merely a personal pilgrimage? How will it be interpreted? And what impact will it have on the Middle East?