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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, an avid soccer fan, succeeded in bringing together football legends past and present – and of differing religions – to play an Interreligious Match for Peace in Rome last night. …read more
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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. …read more
A soccer match proposed by Pope Francis and made up of players representing different cultures and religions is to take place in Rome’s Olympic stadium on September 1st. The Interreligious …read more
The Vatican has announced that some of the world’s most famous soccer players will participate in a sporting event in September aimed at uniting people of different religions. The proceeds of …read more