- Oct 29, 2020
ROME—After using the Rugby World Cup in 1992 to unify his segregated nation, South African President Nelson Mandela said, “Sports have the power to change the world.” Year after year, Special Olympics do just that – not for politically scarred countries, but for thousands of men and women with disabilities
The U.N. estimates that more than half of Syria’s pre-civil war population of about 22.1 million people are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance. Four million Syrian refugees now live outside of their homeland. Overall, at least 8 million people have been displaced throughout the region, human rights organizations estimate.
Crux will live to see another day. Veteran Vatican reporter John L. Allen Jr., associate editor of Crux, and the Knights of Columbus, a Catholic fraternal organization, have announced that they will enter into a partnership in which Crux will remain an independent news outlet headed by Allen and Vatican
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Babe Ruth is known for many things. He’s one of the greatest baseball players of all time. His appetites — for food, booze, and women — were legendary. And his trade from the Red Sox to the Yankees in 1919, some say, put an 85-year curse on the Sox that