French media say the priest welcomed the 40 year old suspect, Emmanuel Abayisenga, into his parish after admitting to starting the Nantes Cathedral fire.
The outline for one of Rome's most famous churches today was outlined in the snow by this pope.
Pope Francis said: 'pray for the Church, that she may receive from the Holy Spirit the grace and strength to reform herself in the light of the Gospel.'
Speaking to the Medjugorje Youth Festival, Pope Francis gave them three tips for spiritual growth... do you know these?
It's true: you can't spell Catholic without 'cat,' and if you want to release a thousand souls from purgatory, pray to the patron saint of cats!
Pope Francis is inviting 'everyone to participate, even those who cannot come to Rome,' after the pandemic postponed the world meeting last year.
Pope Francis said: 'I would like to invite everyone to go beyond their groups of friends and build social friendship, which is so necessary for living together well.'
After he 'temporarily ran a temperature,' Pope Francis 'turns his gaze to those who suffer, expressing his closeness to the sick, especially to those most in need of care.'
Pope Francis offered his prayers Saturday for the victims of the condominium collapse in Surfside, Florida.
Pope Francis expressed his support in a letter for what has been called the 'controversial LGBT ministry' of James Martin, SJ.