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"NHL NHLPA initiatives lauded by Vatican"
This is Hockey (September 6, 2017) See Website.

"USC long snapper Jake Olsen delivers a key moment"
LA Times (September 2, 2017)

"Why we need to take the spiritual aspect of sports more seriously"
Religion News Service
(July 11, 2017)

"Women’s college athletes don’t need another coddling parent.
They need a coach."
Washington Post (June 23, 2017)


Pope Francis

Pope Bendict XVI

Pope John Paul II

Pope Pius XII

  • Discourse to the Italian Sports Center
    (October, 1955).
  • Discourse to the Italian National Scientific Congress
    (November, 1952)

Evangelization / Leadership Training

College and University Institutes

Exemplary Organizations from Abroad

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Mark Jackson, Villanova University
Mark Jackson (Director of Athletics, Villanova University) moderates the June gathering at Villanova. Photo Credit: John Welsh (Villanova University).