Al Jazeera correspondent to fly with pope to Holy Land

ajilogoVATICAN CITY — For the first time, the Qatar-based Al Jazeera television network will have a correspondent on a papal flight.

Barbara Serra, an Italian-born, London-based presenter for Al Jazeera’s English-language channel, will fly with Pope Benedict XVI to Jordan and Israel May 8-15.

The list of 70 journalists admitted to the papal flight was posted at the Vatican Saturday. CNS Rome bureau chief John Thavis also is accredited for the flight.

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  1. This is certainly a move in the right direction from Al Jazeera as well as the Catholic Church. It is a step to planting the seeds of World Peace!!!

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