Watch Live: Pope Francis Begins First U.S. Visit, Greeted by President Obama

September 22, 2015 8:25 PM

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Watch Live: Pope Francis Begins First U.S. Visit, Greeted by President Obama

Pope Francis touched down at Andrews Air Force Base near Washington on Tuesday afternoon, with President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and their wives greeting him on the tarmac.

The Obamas and Bidens shook hands with the pontiff as he made his way down a receiving line and was welcomed by young schoolchildren and warm cheers. Pope Francis was then whisked away in a small Fiat.

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