Pope Francis sends message to World Cup participants

Pope Francis has delivered a message to organisers, players and fans of the soccer World Cup, promoting the sport’s values.

The Pontiff, who is a soccer fan himself, delivered the video message in Portuguese before the tournament started last week.

He promoted the sport’s values of bringing people together, teamwork and opposing racism.

The Pope expressed his hope that this World Cup tournament in Brazil can be a festival of solidarity between people from different parts of the world.

Continue reading

Additional reading

News category: News Shorts.

Tags: , , ,