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Spanish Paralympian Irene Villa Is Taking Part at Vatican-Sponsored International Seminar on Athletics Coaches
Irene Villa, born in Spain, is a journalist, psychologist and Paralympian. When she was 12, she lost both legs and three fingers of one hand during an attack by the Basque terrorist group ETA. Passionate about sports since she was little, the attack did not deprive her of physical activity and sports competitions. ...read more
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On Wednesday, the Church and Sport Office of the Pontifical Council for the Laity presented the 4th International Seminar on “Coaches: Educating People.” The Seminar, which is being held from …read more
Reminds Them How Christian Holiness Can Be Promoted in Sports' Context
Pope Francis has reminded coaches of the immense impact they have on young people and how, given this, it is even more necessary that faith is at the center of what they do. Pope Francis said …read more
"The coach can be a valid formator of young people, beside the parents, the teachers, the priests and the catechists"
Here is a translation of the Message that the Holy Father Francis sent to the President of the Pontifical Council for the Laity, His Excellency Cardinal Stanislaw Rylko, on the occasion of …read more
Here below is a translation of Pope Francis' address tomembers of the Italian Tennis Federation this afternoon in the Vatican's Paul VI Hall: * * * Dear Brothers and Sisters, good morning! I …read more
Pope Francis received in audience, in Paul VI Hall, the Directors and Athletes of the Lazio Sports Society. Here is a translation of the Pope’s address to those present. * * * Friends of the …read more