Pope: ‘In World Thirsty for Peace, Let Us Allow Olympic Games to Inspire Us’

francis-olyDuring his weekly visit to people in St Peter’s Square in Rome, (called General Audience) on morning of 3 August, Pope Francis reminded those present that the Summer Olympics begins this weekend. While greeting the Portuguese-speaking pilgrims, Francis offered an affectionate greeting to the Brazilian people, particularly in the city of Rio de Janeiro, hosting athletes and fans from around the world.

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