"The devil comes from there," the pope said about pornography.
Emanuela Orlandi has not been seen since she left music practice in Rome on June 22, 1983.
The ecumenical summit will take place in Vatican City from August 31 to September 1.
The 85-year-old pontiff said last month that he would have to slow down or "think about the possibility of stepping aside."
The European Commission retracted an internal communication suggesting swapping the term "Christmas period" to "holiday period" following Christian outrage.
The European Court of Human Rights restated the ruling and that the Holy See's sovereign immunity holds no exceptions.
An investigation has been launched after the discovery and interception of the mail on the outskirts of Milan, reported local media outlets.
Investigators using ground-penetrating radar have reported finding hundreds of unmarked graves at the sites of two residential schools for Indigenous children.
The Vatican announced its refusal to bless same-sex marriages in a new decree on Monday that reaffirms the Catholic Church's historical stance on homosexuality.
Pope Francis trended on Twitter Friday amid his visit to Iraq. The day prior, one social media user declared that he used to work an odd job that could be considered surprising for a pope.
In the Italian book "Of Vices and Virtues," released on Tuesday, Pope Francis touches on various subjects such as climate change.
A Vatican decree issued on February 8 sparked controversy after it detailed repercussions for employees who refuse the COVID-19 vaccine.
Pope Francis says there should be a civil union law for same-sex couples, according to a new documentary.
The comments appear in a book of conversations the pontiff had with gastronomist Carlo Petrini about the future of the planet.
The head of the Catholic Church said people should use difficult times to make kind gestures to their loved ones.
Earlier this month, the head of the Catholic church tested negative for coronavirus and he made the plea to his clergy during a livestreamed mass from within the Vatican.
The leader of the Catholic Church spoke about the unconditional love of God and "the greater light of Christ" in his annual Christmas blessing and sermon at St. Peter's Basilica this week.
A prosecutor for the case said Capella "knowingly and willingly" acquired "huge quantities" of child pornography.
But the Vatican warned against the over-commercialization of sport and a "winning at all costs" mentality.
Pope Francis warned "the unguarded tongue, set on fire by hell, sets all things ablaze" in an attack on fake Internet news.
Call it fake news, or maybe just wishful thinking.