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People Sport

Sydney priest runs the spiritual race of his life

Professional athletes and fitness enthusiasts are the mainstay of most marathons. But these days you might even spot your local parish priest among the crowd. Source: The Catholic Weekly.

Sacraments Sport

Brazilian soccer legend Ronaldo baptised at 46

Brazilian soccer legend Ronaldo Luís Nazario da Lima, nicknamed The Phenomenon, last week took a significant step in his life of faith by receiving the sacrament of Baptism. Source: The Catholic Leader.

Education Sport

Adelaide school teams up with English soccer giants

Christian Brothers College Adelaide has announced an innovative partnership with Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, one of the world’s most famous soccer clubs. Source: The Southern Cross.


From Wollongong to Glasgow: Vatican cycling team back on the road

The Vatican’s cycling team has again taken to competing in an international tournament, following its debut in Wollongong last year. Source: Vatican News.


Vatican’s cricket captain declares it’s time to head home and begin parish ministry

From a double-century in his Sydney backyard at age five to captaining the Pope’s cricket team at the Vatican, Fr Bijoy Joseph has enjoyed a career every sports-lover would be proud of. Source: The Catholic Weekly.

Sport United States

NFL star who kicked winning goal in Super Bowl says God is his Chief

Even though Harrison Butker kicked the winning field goal in what he described as “one of the best Super Bowls ever played”, football doesn’t define the Kansas City Chiefs player’s life. Source: CNA.


Registrations open for national sports consultation

The Bishops Commission for Evangelisation, Laity and Ministry is inviting Catholics to register for an online national sports consultation to be held on February 28. Source: ACBC Media Blog.

Human Rights Sport

Church leaders raise concerns about human rights in Qatar

European Church leaders have urged awareness of human rights issues during the FIFA World Cup in Qatar, amid continued criticism that the Gulf state was allowed to host the tournament. Source: Crux.


Vatican joins Olympic committee’s appeal for peace

Three Vatican dicasteries have supported an appeal by the International Olympic Committee urging world leaders to “seek just and peaceful solutions to all disputes and conflicts”. Source: Crux.