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Spanish Paralympian Irene Villa Is Taking Part at Vatican-Sponsored International Seminar on Athletics Coaches
Irene Villa, born in Spain, is a journalist, psychologist and Paralympian. When she was 12, she lost both legs and three fingers of one hand during an attack by the Basque terrorist group ETA. Passionate about sports since she was little, the attack did not deprive her of physical activity and sports competitions. ...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