The pope said that without proof, claims against Bishop Juan Barros were slanderous.
The pontiff was singled out by vandals who firebombed churches in the capital Santiago.
Pope Francis spoke out about a number of Trump's foreign policy decisions.
The pontiff blew out one birthday candle from a 13-foot-long pizza on Sunday morning.
"There is an urgent need for news communicated with serenity, precision, and completeness."
The pontiff and the president do not see eye to eye on a number of issues.
The luxury car will be auctioned to help Iraqi Christians devastated by jihadi group.
Workers at St. Peter’s will no longer enjoy papal pulls of tobacco from next year.
"The priest says 'lift up your hearts.' He does not say, 'lift up your cell phones to take pictures.'"
The pontiff has praised the power of technology to unite people in the past.
Pope Francis condemned the death penalty but could face an uphill battle in the GOP-controlled U.S. government where 72 percent of Republicans support the death penalty.
A letter accusing Pope Francis of supporting heretical stances is the sixth initiative aimed at clarifying his positions on family and marriage, but he has remained silent.
Bannon has slammed U.S. bishops for defending undocumented immigration, claiming the Catholic Chruch “needs illegal aliens to fill the churches.”
As a former club bouncer and chemical engineer, the pope’s past is a frequent source of surprises.
Trump left Spicer, a Catholic, out of his meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican in May.
Most people use the word “saint” to refer to someone who is exceptionally good or “holy.” In the Catholic Church, however, a “saint” has a more specific meaning: someone who has led a life of “heroic virtue.”
Cardinal George Pell is on a leave of absence from the Vatican, where he serves as Treasurer for the pontiff.