- Jul 23, 2021
Weekly Mass attendance here took a severe dip during the closures and suspensions of the coronavirus from which it’s never fully recovered, and, for some Italians, this may be their first physical contact with the church since the pandemic began.
The number one issue concerning Italians this week isn’t the pope’s health, but the fate of the national soccer team.
A Colombian priest who dedicated years of his life to reducing violence at soccer stadiums died in Bogotá
Pope Francis met with UEFA president Aleksander Čeferin and other soccer officials on Thursday to offer his blessings before the European Championship kicks off in Rome.
The most anticipated summer in Scottish soccer in a generation started with a public outbreak of perhaps its deepest-rooted problem.
Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says she is “utterly disgusted” by the behavior of soccer fans celebrating their league victory in Glasgow, including the fans’ “vile anti-Catholic prejudice.”
Arguably one of the greatest soccer players in history, Diego Armando Maradona died on Thursday, at the age of 60.
One of world soccer’s most successful managers gave credit to his Catholic upbringing for preparing him for the challenges of the professional game.