As tensions increase between Israel and the Palestinians, Pope Francis has invited leaders from both sides to "pray for peace" in the Vatican on Sunday. Can the first Pope from outside of Europe make a difference? What's the role of the US in a changing region? Also, a record mortgage settlement is in the works, and California Chrome may win New York's Belmont Stakes tomorrow and, with it, the first Triple Crown since 1978. Will that bring new status to the State of California, which is lightly regarded by the Sport of Kings?
Banner image: This Vatican press office photo shows Pope Francis praying at Israel's separation barrier on May 25, 2014. AFP photo/Osservatore Romano