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Today Pope Francis received in audience directors and athletes of the Italian National Olympic Committee (I.N.O.C.), on the occasion of the centenary of its foundation. Here is a translation of the Holy Father’s address. * * * Dear Friends of I.N.O.C. I give you all my cordial greeting and thank the Pres...read more
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Pope Francis on Saturday told a group of disabled athletes that their disabilities are in fact a "message of encouragement" and an invitation to commit ourselves to do good together, …read more
Below is a translation of the address Pope Francis gave disabled athletes of the Italian Paralympic Committee in the Vatican's Paul VI Hall at 12:15 Saturday. *** Dear Athletes, Dear Friends, …read more
For the first time in Christian history, the Vatican will play the Church of England at cricket next week. The Vatican team, known as the St. Peter's Cricket Club XI, was created over the …read more
The athletes and other participants in Monday's first Interreligious Match for Peace say it was a "beautiful" experience that sent a message sorely needed in our times. Pope Francis, who was …read more
Here below is the text of a speech Pope Francis delivered Sept. 1 in the Paul VI Hall to pariticipants in an Interreligious Match for Peace which took place at Rome's Olympic Stadium, that …read more