Sport

14/10/2020
Sport
The second webinar in a series designed to encourage the best “restart” of sports in society

“Giving the best of oneself: sports as a model for life”: the Document prepared by the Dicastery in 2018 was a common thread in the second of four webinars on sports hosted in collaboration ...

05/10/2020
Sport
The first of four webinars on the future of sports in the era of COVID-19

“The current situation runs the risk of driving people away from sports, especially young people, and especially all those who live in disadvantaged countries most affected by the economic crisis.” ...

29/09/2020
Sport
A series of four webinars in October to promote the best “restart” of sports within society

The Dicastery for the Laity, Family, and Life, together with the St. John Paul II Foundation for Sport, will host a series of four webinars in October to promote the best “restart” of sports within ...

15/09/2020
Church and Sport
An online seminar to focus on the values to be upheld in sports after the pandemic

The global health crisis has had an enormous impact on the lives of many and has brought about a new reality which must be faced and lived, and this is also the case within the world of sports. In an ...

25/05/2020
Church and Sport
The Legacy of St. John Paul II to the World of Sport

This past May 18th, we celebrated the 100th anniversary of the birth of St. John Paul II. With his vivid image in mind, we would like to recall the role he played in promoting sport within the life of ...

19/05/2020
Sport
An opportunity for the right restart

A crisis that doesn’t become an opportunity is a missed chance. That is why the St. John Paul II Foundation for Sport, together with the office for the ministry of Leisure, Tourism, and Sport of the ...

25/02/2020
Church and sport
Focusing on methods for involving pastors, religious, and the laity in evangelization through sports

A few days ago the National Pastoral Office of Leisure, Tourism, and Sport of the Italian Episcopal Conference held its annual meeting on sports, which was attended by Santiago Pérez de Camino, the ...

17/07/2019
Church and Sport
The webpage dedicated to sport has been updated on the Dicastery’s website with discourses of Pope Francis, now including Portuguese

The Dicastery recently updated the “Documents on sport” webpage with up-to-date discourses of Pope Francis on sport. In his many discourses, the Pontiff has emphasized the importance of use of ...

15/05/2019
“Saving Sport”
Santiago Pérez de Camino, head of the Church and Sport Office, participates in the study day organized by LUMSA

On May 8th, the Catholic university LUMSA (Libera Università Maria Ss. Assunta, Rome) held a day of study entitled “Saving Sport: A sport to save”, attended by Santiago Pérez de Camino, head of the ...

24/03/2019
Church and sport
On 15th and 16th March the Italian Sports Centre (CSI) held a National Conference in Rome called “Church or Sports?” for the 75th Anniversary of its foundation

Among the events related to its 75th anniversary, the Italian Sports Centre (CSI) held a National Conference on 15th and 16th March attended by the regional and provincial   presidents and ...