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.