Jim Harbaugh: My priorities are 'faith, then family, then football'

Former NFL quarterback Jim Harbaugh, now head coach for the University of Michigan football team, is also a Roman Catholic – and he said Wednesday that faith plays a major role in his life. “The role that (faith) plays in my life is in the priorities that I have,” he said April 26, “faith, then… Continue reading Jim Harbaugh: My priorities are 'faith, then family, then football'

How to watch the Super Bowl with a clean conscience

Super Bowl Sunday. It’s as American as apple pie, but in recent years, controversy has erupted over the beloved American pastime and – considering the risk it poses – whether or not the game of football is even worth it. Whether one is a devoted football fan, or only watches once a year, Super Bowl… Continue reading How to watch the Super Bowl with a clean conscience

Pope Francis welcomes Germany’s football team to Vatican

The meeting comes two years after Germany defeated Argentina in the World Cup final The German national football team presented Pope Francis with a shirt during an audience inside the Apostolic Palace on Monday, two years after it defeated Argentina in the World Cup final. As he gave the Argentine pope a shirt signed by… Continue reading Pope Francis welcomes Germany’s football team to Vatican

Diego Maradona attributes his renewed faith to Pope Francis

The famous sportsman said the Pope was doing a ‘great job’ ahead of charity match in Rome Football legend Diego Maradona has credited Pope Francis for the revival of his faith and his return to the Catholic Church. The Argentine football player is scheduled to take part in the Pope’s United for Peace football match… Continue reading Diego Maradona attributes his renewed faith to Pope Francis