Analysis Pope delivers blockbuster day in Middle East ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Andrew Medichini/EPA Pope Francis spoke to journalists on a flight from the Mideast to the Vatican. EPA Pope Francis and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said goodbye at Ben Gurion Airport outside Tel Aviv. OSSERVATORE ROMANO Pope Francis visited the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum in Jerusalem and laid a wreath of flowers at the site. OSSERVATORE ROMANO At the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum in Jerusalem, the Pope talked to and kissing the hands of six Holocaust survivors. OSSERVATORE ROMANO Francis visited the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest site, and put in a note to God, as per Jewish tradition. OSSERVATORE ROMANO Francis (right), hugged Israeli President Shimon Peres. OSSERVATORE ROMANO Francis planted an olive tree with Israel's President, Shimon Peres, at the president's residence. JACK GUEZ/epa Francis gave a speech in east Jerusalem, calling for people of all faiths to have access to often hotly contested sacred sites in Jerusalem. THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images The pope visited the Dome of the Rock on the final day of his tour to the Middle East on Monday. Avi Ohayon/Getty images Pope Francis stood with Israeli President Peres, left, and Prime Minister Netanyahu in Tel Aviv. DAvid Buimovitch/AFP/Getty Images Francis spoke after his arrival at Ben Gurion airport in Tel Aviv. Jim Hollander/EPA Francis greeted children in Jerusalem. Ariel Schalit/Associated Press Francis prayed at a barrier in Bethlehem. Osservatore Romano/Reuters The pope visited the Church of the Nativity. Menahem Kahana/Reuters Francis spoke to children from nearby refugee camps. Francis celebrated an open-air mass in Manger Square in Bethlehem, next to the Church of the Nativity. Andrew Medichini/ reuters/POOL Pope Francis greeted journalists aboard the papal flight on his way to Amman, Jordan, Saturday.