Andrews Air Force Base

Pope Francis arrives in the USA

Crowds at Andrews Air Force Base cheered as the pope's plane touched down. Shortly after, President Barack Obama walked from the air base's terminal to the plane, where the American flag and the Vatican flag are waving.

Pope Francis heads for US and a deeply divided Washington

The Pope is bringing his message to the world's wealthiest superpower and a country polarized over issues closest to his heart: immigration, social injustice and economic inequality.

President Barack Obama planned to greet Francis on the tarmac at Andrews Air Force Base upon his arrival from Cuba, according a rare honor to the pontiff.