Researchers say there is no truth to claims that the artifact covered the body of Jesus Christ.
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.
The pope has used public occasions to draw attention to the plight of the poor.
For those who do not seek God's forgiveness, Pope Francis says, "There is no hell, there is the disappearance of sinful souls."
The palms used on the Sunday before Easter are all blessed and sometimes burned to be used the following Ash Wednesday.
The Vatican gave unprecedented access to the award-winning director.
The pontiff blew out one birthday candle from a 13-foot-long pizza on Sunday morning.
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.'"
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.
"If someone shouts Allahu Akbar while running through St Mark's Square, we'll shoot them," the mayor of Venice said.
Christians are persecuted in North Korea, but top Catholic bishops are still calling for Washington and Pyongyang to sit down for negotiations.