1. 5:30 p.m. Eastern: The pope has arrived in New York City. One of the first things he is presented with? A pope doll. He seemed to love it, and so did everyone on Twitter.

  2. 4:30 p.m. Eastern: The pope is en route from Washington, D.C., to New York City. Tonight, he is scheduled to lead an evening prayer at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

  3. 1:15 p.m. Eastern: New York City prepares for the pope's arrival. Pope Francis departs from Washington, D.C., around 4 p.m. today for his trip to New York. Street closures are already happening, and there will be a heavy security presence (including no-drone zones).

  4. 11:30 a.m. Eastern: What's next on the pope's agenda? For lunch, the pope will visit the homeless in Washington, D.C., at a Catholic Charities event.