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July 10th, 2009
05:43 PM ET

Beat 360º 7/10/09

Ready for today's Beat 360°? Everyday we post a picture – and you provide the caption and our staff will join in too. Tune in tonight at 10pm to see if you are our favorite! Here is the 'Beat 360°' pic:

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama exchange gifts with Pope Benedict XVI in his library at the Vatican. (Photo by Vatican Pool/Getty Images)

Have fun with it. We're looking forward to your captions! Make sure to include your name, city, state (or country) so we can post your comment.

UPDATE: Check out our Beat 360° Winners!


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soundoff (130 Responses)
  1. David - Plano, Texas

    The gift receipt is in the box, your Holiness, in case you already have one of these.

    July 10, 2009 at 8:02 pm |
  2. Tina Johnson - Calgary, Alberta

    I never knew Michelango invented Paint by Numbers.

    July 10, 2009 at 8:02 pm |
  3. Juan and Isabel

    Your holiness,
    Mr. Obama has an angelic face?

    July 10, 2009 at 7:59 pm |
  4. Tara (Alpharetta, GA)

    So Pontiff, after this do you think we could go for a spin in the Popemobile?

    July 10, 2009 at 7:59 pm |
  5. Victoria-Portland, OR

    "If Michelle decides to join the convent, does she get to wear one of these?"

    Victoria
    Portland, OR

    July 10, 2009 at 7:58 pm |
  6. Tara (Alpharetta, GA)

    Michelle clasps her hands together as she repeats to herself over and over again "don't touch him, don't touch him, don't touch him..."

    July 10, 2009 at 7:57 pm |
  7. eddy toronto canada

    "Your Holiness, please pray for America's Catholics. As a reminder we brought you the Sopranos DVD box set"

    July 10, 2009 at 7:57 pm |
  8. Kate from Florida

    That'll go great in the Oval Office!

    July 10, 2009 at 7:55 pm |
  9. Taylor - Southampton, NY

    Michelle's thought: Good thing i signed both of our names on the gift. Maybe i should've gotten the ipod instead of the bible...
    Barack's thought: I hope that's the gift I'm pointing to. Hmm, there sure are a lot of bible's in this library...
    Pope: I hope its an ipod...

    July 10, 2009 at 7:52 pm |
  10. Brandi March & Lorrin Magill ATL GA

    "These are hideous, did Senator Al Franken put you up to this?"

    July 10, 2009 at 7:50 pm |
  11. Ann, Hawaii

    Obama said, "As you can see Pope Benedict...we brought our own napkins for dinner tonight."

    July 10, 2009 at 7:46 pm |
  12. Robin San Antonio TX

    Since I don't read or speak Latin, I'm glad that you translated this to "Pig Latin". HAT Y OP (Thank You Pope)

    July 10, 2009 at 7:46 pm |
  13. eleanor coombs, ga

    You know I 've seen these before. I believe Dr. Tom Hanks, of Harvard was studying the messages engraved on this thinga -ma ghee. Is this the real deal?

    July 10, 2009 at 7:43 pm |
  14. Becky Lee

    Uh-oh! Is that a fly?

    July 10, 2009 at 7:39 pm |
  15. Juan and Isabel

    Did you bring a t-shirt for me? Or I have to write sentences like everybody else?

    July 10, 2009 at 7:39 pm |
  16. Ed - Sidney, OH

    Can I see the pointy hat next?

    July 10, 2009 at 7:38 pm |
  17. Justina & Evan- Albuquerque

    In a meeting with Pope Benedict President Obama points out the many reasons why a handerchief is a better gift than an i-pod.

    July 10, 2009 at 7:31 pm |
  18. Tarja, Finland

    This is cryptic embroidery. Can Your Holyness solve it? I`ll give you 60 seconds, starting now...

    July 10, 2009 at 7:30 pm |
  19. Marissa, Beaver, PA

    Obama: This is a napkin that Anderson Cooper once used!
    Pope: Oh my God, no way! I am such a huge fan of his!
    Obama: I dug it out of his trash can.
    Pope: I bet even his garbage is beautiful.

    July 10, 2009 at 7:29 pm |
  20. Ed - Sidney, OH

    An " I Beat 360 T-Shirt" in latin. How cool is that

    July 10, 2009 at 7:29 pm |
  21. Marissa, Beaver, PA

    Obama: We need to think of a caption for this picture.
    Pope: Seriously, we WILL win this Beat 360.

    July 10, 2009 at 7:26 pm |
  22. Ken in Honolulu

    "...It's called 'Sudoku,' and it's the fun addictive number puzzle whose appeal reaches across all languages, cultures, and religions!"

    July 10, 2009 at 7:26 pm |
  23. Marissa, Beaver, PA

    Obama: I brought you an "I Won the Beat 360" T-shirt!

    Pope: How did you ever manage to win that!?!?

    July 10, 2009 at 7:20 pm |
  24. Jon from CT

    President Obama pretends to be Robert Langdon discovers the Lost Symbol in Dan Brown's new book!

    July 10, 2009 at 7:19 pm |
  25. Rebecca

    I told Barack to bring the JCREW Catalog!!!!!

    July 10, 2009 at 7:19 pm |
  26. Hilary

    Now you see Pope, I think this wall paper would look FABULOUS in your living room, but hey thats just me!

    Hilary

    Austin, Texas

    July 10, 2009 at 7:18 pm |
  27. Sarah from Waco, Texas

    "It's the newest strap and graphics for your guitar for Guitar Hero." said Obama.

    "Well, that is nice, but I prefer Rock Band and can't wait for the new Beatles game!!!"

    July 10, 2009 at 7:17 pm |
  28. Carol B. in MD

    So, How much do you love the paps...meaning the Papacy? Ahem.

    July 10, 2009 at 7:15 pm |
  29. eddy toronto canada

    " A collection of silk scarfs commemorating all 266 Popes! Your Holiness, you've been reading my mind"

    July 10, 2009 at 7:14 pm |
  30. Marissa, Beaver, PA

    Obama: So this is a library? There's only one book.

    July 10, 2009 at 7:14 pm |
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