On 24th May, Pope Francis, speaking to 6,000 young people, said that “competitive sports like soccer not only help strengthen bodies, but also help strengthen souls in creating lasting bonds of friendship through teamwork “He went on to say, “you can’t have fun alone. Sport can be good for the mind and the heart in a society that exasperates subjectivism – that is the centrality of self – as an absolute principle.”

…read more in the Catholic Weekly article