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Baby gift for George as Queen meets Pope Francis

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Pope Francis gave Queen Elizabeth II a royal orb for baby Prince George as the monarch met him for the first time Thursday, a low-key visit that is the 87-year-old monarch's first foreign trip since 2011. 

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II speaks with Pope Francis (R) during their first meeting on April 3, 2014 at the Vatican

The visit took place a day after the anniversary of the start of the Falklands War between Britain and Francis's native Argentina in 1982, and also came at a thorny moment in Anglican-Catholic relations -- though officials did not reveal the content of the closed-door discussions.

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