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Pope Welcomes Soccer Players Taking Part in Interreligious Match for Peace

Says Purpose of Tonight's Event Is to Say No to All Discrimination

Vatican City, ( Staff | 400 hits

Some 50 former and current professional soccer players representing different religions are to take part in an “Interreligious Soccer Match for Peace” in Rome’s Olympic Stadium this evening. Pope Francis, who had the original idea for the event, received the players at the Vatican this afternoon. “Tonight’s spo...

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