VATICAN CITY - Today is a holy day for Catholics around the world.

Pope Francis celebrated the Feast of the Epiphany Mass today. The prayer service commemorates the arrival of three wise men in Bethlehem after the birth of Jesus.

The pope greeted pilgrims in St. Peter's Square as part of the Three Kings Day celebration.

In related news, officials say Pope Francis will travel to Israel, to the West Bank and Jordan for a three-day visit in May.