I can't get the image of Pope Francis praying at the wall in Bethlehem out of my head. A simple yet profound gesture, touching deeply something within me, within us all: a desire for justice, freedom and peace. Written on the wall, just minutes before he arrived, was "Pope we need some 1 go speak about justice."
I traveled on an Interfaith Peace-Builders Olive Harvest delegation to Israel and Palestine in the fall of 2012. Pope Francis' trip elicited memories and emotions from my own experience there. It also renewed my resolve to speak about what I saw and heard.