Posts Tagged ‘Cardinal Woelki’

Cardinal says Mass in refugee boat next to German cathedral

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

A cardinal has celebrated Mass standing in a refugee boat in front of a German cathedral. Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki, who stood in the boat outside Cologne Cathedral on Thursday, called for compassion for migrants and refugees. Hundreds of people witnessed the liturgy. The boat had been formerly used to transport refugees across the Mediterranean. Read more

Soccer supremo says FIFA more influential than every religion

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has boasted that his organisation is more influential than any country in the world and every religion. The boss of soccer’s governing body told Swiss paper Sonntags Zeitung that FIFA’s influence is because of “the positive emotions it releases”. He said his organisation reaches 1.6 billion people. “FIFA is more influential Read more