President Trump's meeting with Pope Francis has begun.
The pope greeted POTUS in Sala del Tronetto, the room of the little throne, on the second floor of Apostolic Palace at 8:30am.
They shook hands at 8:31am.
Prior to the handshake, POTUS was walking at 8:27am toward the Saint Ambrose room, where pool was pre-set, led by Gentlemen of his Holiness, which is a sort of honor guard of nobility.
Followed by Melania Trump, Ivanka Trump, Rex Tillerson and the rest of the US delegation.