Pope Francis could give Charlie Gard a Vatican passport to overcome legal issues banning him to be treated there

Pope Francis wants to give baby Charlie Gard a Vatican passport so he can be treated there, it emerged yesterday. Court rulings may be “overcome” if the terminally ill 11-month-old becomes a citizen of Vatican City, ­sources suggest to The Sun.

Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, added: “We are doing whatever we can.” The Pope’s hospital, Bambino Gesu, has offered to treat Charlie — and sources said it planned a major announcement today.

As previously announced, Vatican hospitals in Italy ready to welcome Charlie Gard to treat him there.