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St Peter's Cricket Club during their last 'Light of Faith' tour to the UK in 2016

Vatican cricketers head to Fatima for interfaith tournament

17/04/2017 12:00

Members of St Peter’s Cricket Club take off for Fatima in Portugal on Wednesday for an interfaith tournament, as well as a visit to the world famous Marian shrine

Pope Francis with St Peter's Cricket Club

Pope Francis with St Peter's Cricket Club, ahead of the Vatican XI's first Light of Faith tour to the UK in 2014

Vatican Cricket Club to visit Portugal for Fatima anniversary

12/04/2017 15:44

St. Peter’s Cricket Club, also known as the Vatican XI, travels to Fatima after Easter for an interfaith tournament that includes Muslim, Hindu and Jewish teams from Spain, Portugal, and the United Kingdom

Pope Francis, holding a child in his arms, receives a soccer jersey with the words 'Let's give a kick to bullying'

Pope Francis, holding a child in his arms, receives a soccer jersey with the words 'Let's give a kick to bullying'

Pope Francis receives ‘anti-bullying’ soccer jersey at General Audience

22/02/2017 15:05

Pope Francis at his Wednesday General Audience received a soccer jersey embossed with the words (in Italian) “Let’s give a kick to bullying” on the front and “Papa Francesco” on the back

 

Pope Francis speaks to Diego Maradona ahead of a charity soccer match on Wednesday.

Pope Francis speaks to Diego Maradona ahead of a charity soccer match on Wednesday.

Pope Francis meets with Mardona, other players before charity match

13/10/2016 14:52

Pope Francis on Wednesday afternoon met with football legend Diego Maradona and other players in the “Match for peace and solidarity” which took place later that evening at Rome’s Stadio Olimpico.

 

Football legend Diego Maradona prepares to play in the “Match for Peace and Solidarity.”

Football legend Diego Maradona prepares to play in the “Match for Peace and Solidarity.”

Pope Francis greets "Match for peace and solidarity" participants

12/10/2016 17:15

At the end of Wednesday’s General Audience, Pope Francis made a special greeting to the organizers and participants of the “Match for peace and solidarity” scheduled to take place on Wednesday evening at Rome’s Stadio Olimpico.

 

Pope Francis with athlete participants in the sport for humanity conference, Oct 5, 2016

Pope Francis with athlete participants in the sport for humanity conference, Oct 5, 2016

Conference launches sport in service of humanity movement

07/10/2016 12:37

The conference organizers and sponsors hope to foster a worldwide movement that will enrich lives by helping people, through sport, to build trust and learn cooperation, foster friendship, live healthy lives, and have fun

Pope Francis meets privately on Wednesday with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Pope Francis meets privately on Wednesday with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Ban Ki-Moon speaks to Vatican Radio after Pope Francis meeting

05/10/2016 19:12

Pope Francis met with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday before the Sport at the Service of Humanity's First Global Conference on Sport and Faith, which is being held in the Vatican this week.