Pope Francis has touched down in the US for a six-day sweep through Washington, New York, and Philadelphia.
President Barack Obama, along with a flurry of officials, greeted the pope at Joint Base Andrews.
Here’s the moment:
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The White House will host Pope Francis on Wednesday, and the pontiff is scheduled to address a joint session of Congress on Thursday before he heads to New York.
Here are more photos of his arrival:
- REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
- REUTERS/Tony Gentile