Twitter issues Pope Francis emojis

(AP) - 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 landed in D.C. Tuesday. After his visit in the nation's capital he will travel to New York and the Philadelphia.

More Pope Francis coverage here: http://www.fox5dc.com/pope-francis-in-dc

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