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Rabbi Asks Pope Benedict Not to Wear Cross at Western Wall.


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A rabbi in Jerusalem has one request for Pope Benedict XVI when he visits the Western Wall in May: Leave the cross at home.

Rabbi Shmuel Rabinovitch, who will meet the pontiff when he visits the Holy Land on May 12, said that a cross is not proper when visiting the Jewish religious site, The Jerusalem Post reported.

However, the pope’s predecessor, John Paul II, was seen wearing a cross while praying at the Western Wall in 2000, The Post reported.

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