Pope Francis has met Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, at the Vatican.
The chat took place in the Santa Marta residence, the guest house in Vatican City where the pontiff lives.
Zuckerberg wore a dark suit and tie for the occasion while Ms Chan wore a black, knee-length dress.
The 32-year-old tech billionaire said on his Facebook page it was an honour to meet the pontiff.
“We told him how much we admire his message of mercy and tenderness, and how he’s found new ways to communicate with people of every faith around the world.”
He added: “It was a meeting we’ll never forget. You can feel his warmth and kindness, and how deeply he cares about helping people.” READ MORE OF THIS REPORT
SOURCES: Sky News Online