This six-day visit marks Pope Francis' first trip to the United States
Check out photos of his White House address and meeting with President Obama below.
School children wait for Pope Francis to depart the Apostolic Nunciature, the Vatican's diplomatic mission in DC, early Wednesday morning. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen) Spectators hoping for a glimpse of Pope Francis wave Papal and U.S. Flags on the South Lawn of the White House (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
From left, Vice President Joe Biden, Jill Biden, Ethel Kennedy and Secretary of State John Kerry, wait for the arrival of Pope Francis (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) President Barack Obama and Pope Francis stand at attention during playing of the national anthems to begin the state arrival ceremony (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Pope Francis listens as President Barack Obama welcomes him (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
President Barack Obama leans over to talk to Pope Francis during the ceremony (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Pope Francis waves to the crowd from a White House balcony, as U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama look on. (Photo by Olivier Douliery/Sipa USA) People wave and cheer on the parade for Pope Francis, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Pool)