Pope Francis Arrives on First US Visit

September 22, 2015 8:25 PM

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Pope Francis Arrives on First US Visit

Andrews Air Force Base, United States: Pope Francis arrived in the United States on Tuesday for his first visit -- a historic six-day trip to the spiritual home of capitalism after his tour of communist-ruled Cuba.

The 78-year-old Argentine pontiff stepped onto US soil for the first time at Andrews Air Force Base outside Washington, where he was greeted by US President Barack Obama and his family, as well as Vice President Joe Biden.

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