President Trump and First Lady Melania are welcomed by the prefect of the papal household Georg Gaenswein as they arrive at the Vatican
The two leaders shook hands ahead of a meeting which ran slightly longer than scheduled.
First Lady Melania dressed in black with her head covered, following traditional protocol at the Vatican, though not all female dignitaries do this.
President Donald J. Trump and His Holiness, Pope Francis sit down to talk in their first face-to-face meeting.
The two leaders exchange their gifts. According to Italian reporters at the scene, Trump told Francis “I won’t forget what you said” as he left the Vatican.
The pontiff poses with the US delegation, including the Trump family.
President Donald J. Trump shakes hands with Italian President Sergio Mattarella.
President’s Trump and Mattarella take part in a bilateral meeting at the Quirinale Presidential Palace
Melania sits with children during her visit to the children’s hospital Bambino Gesù.