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The Pope Met With Justin Trudeau And Took Another Glum Photo

Resting Pope Face.

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The pope is at it again, folks! Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Grégoire Trudeau were at the Vatican on Monday to meet with Pope Francis, and he did not look very happy in the group photo.

Ettore Ferrari / AP

During US President Donald Trump's recent visit, Francis had a similarly morose look on his face.

Evan Vucci / AP

It's starting to become a pattern.

Maybe Pope Francis just doesn't like politicians.

Or maybe he just doesn't like posing in front of that specific painting?

At least he's staying on brand.

The cool pope never smiles, it's not his #brand https://t.co/dLDcxoRYjJ

It could also just be his Resting Pope Face.

It turns out that it's called "resting Pope's face." RPF.

Many people could relate.

The Pope is basically every kid that has to take a gizillion pictures with relatives on their first holy communion

And others suggested we all made too big a deal of the scowling photo he took with Trump. "Almost like it has nothing to do with politics," this person tweeted.

The Pope doesn't seem happy to meet anyone lately. Almost like it has nothing to do with politics.

"Get you a Pope who can do both."

Of course, there were other photos of the pope with Trudeau in which everyone looked happier.

Ettore Ferrari / AP

And whatever is happening in this photo...a staring contest?

L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP

Ishmael N. Daro is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Toronto. PGP fingerprint: 5A1D 9099 3497 DA4B

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