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On Saturday morning, Pope Francis received the Delegates of the European Olympic Committees who are in Rome on the occasion of their 42nd General Assembly. Here is a translation of the Pope’s address to them. * * * Dear Members of the European Olympic Committees, good morning! I am happy to receive you on t...read more
Articles from section "Sports"
Pope Francis’ private audiences had a sporting theme today as he met a group of rugby players and the head of FIFA, the International Federation of Association Football. Greeting managers and …read more
The 2013 Major League Baseball World Series presents a rematch of the contenders from 2004: the St. Louis Cardinals and the Boston Red Sox. Celebrating the opportunity for the Cardinals to …read more
On Sunday, Via della Conciliazione and St. Peter's Square will be transformed into an impromptu sports track where there will be a “100 metre sprint for faith” before the Angelus prayer, an …read more
Fantasy football has transformed how I care about games. Catholicism has transformed how I care about people. I am a Johnny-come-lately to fantasy football. My siblings and nieces and nephews …read more
This morning Pope Francis met with members of the Italian and Argentinian national soccer teams. They are in Rome for a friendly match that has been organized for Wednesday night in honor of …read more