Pope Francis Hails World Football Cup Russia 2018

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Pope Francis has today sent friendly greetings to players and organizers of the World Football Cup Russia 2018 that will open tomorrow with the match of the home team against Saudi Arabia.
 
Speaking at Wednesday's General Audience in St. Peter's Square, the Pope also greeted all those who will be following an event that goes beyond frontiers, he said.
 
Francis also wished that this important sports event turns into an occasion for encounter, dialogue and brotherhood among cultures and religions, in favor of solidarity, friendship and peace among nations. / Prensa Latina

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