Even though St. Gregory didn't want to become pope, he is regarded as the prime example of a "good shepherd."
Here is an inside look at what the Holy Father does with his time.
Since St. Peter, the pope has lived in numerous places and not always in the city of Rome.
The leader of the Catholic Church is known by titles that reveal aspects of his ministry.
At 93 years old, Pope Leo XIII was recorded praying the Hail Mary.
The Gammarelli family runs one of Rome's oldest family-owned shops.
Hint: It's not who you think it is!
Most of the early Christian faith was handed on orally, but that didn't stop St. Peter from writing letters.
His first official feast day is on May 29.
The office that facilitates these blessings for the faithful has been around since the first centuries of the Church.