Thursday, May 7, 2009

Nuns make final preparations at the Lady of Peace Church, the first scheduled stop in Pope Benedict XVI's visit to the region, in Amman. Source: Reuters

A Palestinian man decorates a street with Vatican flags in the old city of Jerusalem. Source: Getty Images

A Jordanian man displays sheets of stamps, showing images of Pope Benedict XVI and Jordan's King Abdullah, he bought at a post office branch in Amman. Source: Reuters

Palestinian scouts hold a dress rehearsal for a dance they are scheduled to perform for Pope Benedict XVI, in front of a section of Israel's separation barrier in Aida refugee camp. Source: Associated Press