Twitter rolls out special Pope Francis emojis to welcome him to the U.S.

In this photo taken on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015, Pope Francis is greeted by faithful as he enters the San Cristobal Cathedral, Havana, Cuba. Francis presided over the evening prayer service in Havana's 18th century cathedral, where he broke from prepared remarks and spoke off-the-cuff at length for the first time during his trip to Cuba. (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WIVB) — Twitter has rolled out special emojis for users tweeting about Pope Francis’ visit to the United States.

Tweets with the hashtag “#PopeInUS” render an icon of a smiling, white-capped pontiff in front of a U.S. flag.

There are also emojis for #PopeInDC — the U.S. Capitol; #PopeInNYC — the Statue of Liberty; and #PopeInPhilly — the Liberty Bell.

Francis wraps up a four-day Cuba trip today and flies north to the United States. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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