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Archbishop of Canterbury’s XI defeats the Vatican’s team in Rome

Victory in Rome has given the Archbishop of Canterbury’s XI a 3-1 win-margin over the Pope’s cricket team in what has become an annual fixture. 

23 October 2017

Archbishop of Canterbury's XI beat Pope Francis' cricket team

The third annual cricket match between the Vatican’s St Peter’s Cricket Team and the Church of England’s Archbishop’s XI ended with victory for the Anglicans.

14 September 2016

Anglicans host Catholics for third Vatican – Church of England cricket match

It will be a case of “best of three” tomorrow when the Pope’s Cricket Team arrive in Canterbury to take on the Archbishop of Canterbury’s XI.

12 September 2016

Best of three as Anglicans and Catholics meet again at the stumps

The Vatican Cricket Team, the St Peter’s XI, will again lock horns with the Archbishop of Canterbury’s XI later this year in Canterbury in the third of what has become an annual cricket match between the two sides. They will then be joined by a Muslim XI for a triangular T20 match at Edgbaston.

14 April 2016

Honours even as Vatican beats Archbishop's XI

Saint Peter’s Cricket Club – the Vatican’s cricket team – beat the Archbishop of Canterbury’s XI at an ecumenical match in Rome on Saturday.

26 October 2015

Archbishop of Canterbury XI to take on the Vatican - at cricket

A Church of England XI will take on a team of cricketers representing the Vatican later this month in a repeat of last year’s historic first encounter in Canterbury.

06 October 2015

Anglican XI beat Vatican in historic cricket match

Church of England cricketers beat a Vatican team on Friday in a historic match in support of a joint initiative to wipe out modern slavery and human trafficking.

22 September 2014

Church of England picks squad for Vatican cricket match

Church of England will play the Vatican XI to raise awareness of modern-day slavery. 

27 August 2014

Archbishop Justin meets Vatican cricket team

Archbishop Welby meets with Vatican cricket team ahead of Anglican-Roman Catholic match to raise awareness of modern slavery. 

16 June 2014