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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
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Argentine soccer start Lionel Messi says today is an "unforgettable day" because he was able to meet the Pope in the lead up to Wednesday's friendly soccer match between Italy and Argentina. …read more
Here is a translation of the address Francis gave today when he received in audience thedelegations of the national soccer teams of Argentina and Italy, on the occasion of the friendly match …read more
In a simple ceremony today on the balcony of Rio's municipal palace, Pope Francis received the key to the city from Mayor Eduardo Paes. Two youth, one in a wheelchair, gave the large key in a …read more
It’s NBA playoff season, which seems to last six months. That makes the whole season last about fourteen months. I guess, March Madness aside, I’ve soured on basketball ever since my …read more
Here is the homily preached by Cardinal Seán O'Malley, archbishop of Boston, on Sunday at a Mass for the repose of the souls of those who died as a result of the bombings at the Boston …read more