The Vatican announced its plans to take a leap of faith into the wide world of sports with the creation of its first ever sports association.
A new Vatican document cautions against the dangers of highly competitive children’s sports, political and economic pressures on athletes to win ‘”at all costs” and the unsportsmanlike or violent behavior of fans.
A 31-year-old Spanish layman, Santiago Perez de Camino, heads the Vatican office under the Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life dedicated to sports.
Michael Novak, a Catholic philosopher, theologian and author who was highly regarded for his religious scholarship and intellectual independence, died Feb. 17 at his home in Washington. He was 83.
It was a rough July, on a national scale, marked by division: shootings, protests, funerals, conventions.