Pope Benedict invokes blessing on Olympic Games

“In a few days from now, the Olympic Games are due to begin in Great Britain. I send greetings to the organizers, athletes and spectators alike, and I pray that, in the spirit of the Olympic Truce, the good will generated by this international sporting event may bear fruit, promoting peace and reconciliation throughout the world. Upon all those attending the London Olympic Games, I invoke the abundant blessings of Almighty God.” Pope Benedict
You can read a more detailed post at the UK in the Holy See website.

1 comment:

  1. Its good to know that the Catholic Church viewed the Olympic Games “with particular sympathy and attention.