This photo of Donald Trump and Pope Francis is making the internet go wild

On Wednesday, President Trump and his family went to Rome to meet with Pope Francis. They shared a half-hour discussion and exchanged gifts. Afterward, the Trump family and pope posed for photos.

The encounter was immortalized in many snapshots, including this one:

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Reuters noted that Pope Francis remained stern while Trump "beamed" at the cameras. Observers on Twitter quickly noticed, too, and began discussing it:

That's not all -- there was a myriad supply of Pope/Trump memes:

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This handmaid's tale theme is dope. https://t.co/ZXEfqDUpv9
tfw when u realize christianity is prob just as oppressive to women but it's too late so you just stand there. https://t.co/8rum89H5KA
Forgive me father for I have sinned. It has been 123 days, 19 hours, and 23 minutes since my inauguration. https://t.co/4iiyI8QA5M
[curb your enthusiasm theme plays] https://t.co/hxWRd1mZor
First still from "Avengers: Infinity War" https://t.co/M9u3OrraxE
When Obama visits Pope Francis vs. when Trump visits Pope Francis #Vatican https://t.co/sHeLtVrK4B
Trump and Pope leaving room for the Holy Spirit https://t.co/L66UtFChEw
The Pope has met Donald Trump... Think this AP picture just about sums it up https://t.co/0E96npzQJa
Pope's face when he found out he has to hear Trump's confession. https://t.co/2fDvKz5v1N
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Users also pointed out the contrast between Pope's meeting with Trump and former President Obama. Photos circulated from Francis and Obama's first meeting in 2014:

Pope Francis is a known critic of the current president. The meeting was part of Trump's current international tour where he's meeting with world faith leaders.

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