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10 Most Iconic Images From Pope Francis' First Visit to the US

10 Most Iconic Images From Pope Francis' First Visit to the US

By    |   Monday, 28 September 2015 08:33 AM

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Pope Francis departs in a Fiat Tuesday after arriving from Cuba at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland. Francis will be visiting Washington, New York City, and Philadelphia during his first trip to the United States as Pope. (Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

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Pope Francis blesses a schoolchild upon departure from the Vatican Embassy in Washington on Thursday, the third day of his first visit to the United States. (Gary Cameron/Reuters)

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Pope Francis reaches over to kiss a child during a papal parade in Washington on Wednesday. (James Lawler Duggan/Reuters)

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School children's hands reach out for Pope Francis' greeting during departure from the Vatican Embassy in Washington on day three of his first visit to the United States on Thursday. (Gary Cameron/Reuters)

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Pope Francis places a white rose on the names of the September 11 victims at the edge of the South Pool of the 9/11 memorial in New York City on Friday. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

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In this photo provided by World Meeting of Families, Pope Francis kisses and blesses Michael Keating, 10, of Elverson, Pennsylvania, after arriving in Philadelphia and exiting his car when he saw the boy at Philadelphia International Airport on Saturday. Keating has cerebral palsy and is the son of Chuck Keating, director of the Bishop Shanahan High School band that performed at Pope Francis' airport arrival. (Joseph Gidjunis/World Meeting of Families/AP)

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Pope Francis bends over to kiss a small child as he arrives at Independence Mall to watch the pontiff speak in Philadelphia on Saturday. (Jim Bourg-Pool/Getty Images)

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Pope Francis embraces a disabled Ukrainian youth on stage during the Festival of Families in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Saturday. (Vincenzo Pinto/AFP/Getty Images)

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Francis lays his hand on inmate during his visit to the Curran-Fromhold Correction Facility in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Sunday. The pope met with some inmates, their families, and prison staff. (Todd Heisler-Pool/Getty Images)

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Pope Francis blesses a boy in the Popemobile during a parade in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Sunday. (Alex Brandon/AP Photo)

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Pope Francis made his first trip to the United States as Pope last week, stopping in Washington, New York, and Philadelphia in a whirlwind trip that generated what are sure to become some iconic images.
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