Posts Tagged ‘Church and sport’

America’s Cup: Catholic Church blesses Luna Rossa? Comments 0

Monday, October 7th, 2019

Italian Challenger of Record Luna Rossa has launched its first AC75 in Cagliari, Sardinia. Last Thursday, TVNZ reported that the boat was blessed by the Catholic Church (sic), before being christened by Miuccia Prada, head designer of the fashion label and the wife of the team’s boss. Should New Zealanders get the impression that all 1.3 Read more

Departing Whanganui priest will be missed by his football club Comments 0

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

Father Louis Bochkolz has proudly worn his collar while playing the game that he loves for Castlecliff Football Club in Whanganui The game last Sunday was a farewell celebration for him between Castlecliff St Anthony’s XI and a Whanganui combined XI which was attended by almost 100 people. Buchholz is from Belgium, he was posted Read more

Archbishop of Lima says Peru will beat the All Whites Comments 0

Monday, November 13th, 2017
All Whites

The Archbishop of Lima, Juan Luis Cipriani, is backing Peru to beat the All Whites in their second contest in Lima on Wednesday. In his programme ‘Dialogue of Faith’, broadcast on a cable TV channel, Cipriani said he does not think much of the All Whites. “Honestly, the other team is bad, you have to Read more