- Jul 26, 2021
What do a librarian in his late 60s, several monsignors, a nun, a survivor of modern-day slavery, and a pharmacist have in common? They are all members of Vatican Athletics, which will be participating in Saturday’s Games of the Small States of Europe.
This year’s edition of Rome’s “Via Pacis” half-marathon for peace will spur athletes from all backgrounds to flex not only their muscles, but their ability to reach beyond cultural and religious divides in fostering peace and tolerance through sports.
The Vatican and Italy’s populist right-wing government don’t see eye to eye on immigration, but when it comes to the eviction of a welcoming center near Rome things got personal.
With the soccer Super Cup taking place in Saudi Arabia, Catholics weigh in on the relationship between sports and faith.
On Thursday the Vatican debuted a new sports association, with a humanitarian focus and the eventual dream of representing the Vatican in the Olympics.
A Vatican delegation will be participating in an observer role at the Olympic Committee session in South Korea.