An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has visited St Mary’s Church in Dunmanway, the final resting place of famous Gaelic footballer Sam Maguire.
27 July 2018
The first global conference on Sport in the Service of Humanity took place at the Vatican last month, with 100 guests invited to discuss how sport can be used to enrich lives worldwide.
03 November 2016
An Australian bishop has spoken out after it was announced that the Australian Football League will next year stage its first match to be played on Good Friday.
26 October 2016
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
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
The Primate of Brazil has given a warm welcome to the athletes and visitors of the 2016 Olympic Games, while criticising the games’ administrators for serious mismanagement.
11 August 2016
A Team Vicar from Cumbria in the north-west of England is set to raise thousands of pounds for a heart charity by running the London Marathon.
16 March 2016
Worshipping God and proclaiming the Good News of Jesus Christ is integral to being a Christian, the Archbishop of Canterbury had said. Speaking at an event in Lambeth Palace to promote sports ministry within the C of E, Archbishop Justin Welby said that everything else the church does is “decoration”.
09 March 2016
Football may be a religion for some, but it is also a universal language. One clergyman from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has a vision to transform lives and he believes football can play a part in bringing reconciliation to his war-torn country.
03 March 2016
The Anglican Alliance is looking to support Anglican Communion dioceses to use a different kind of tool to build peace and sustainable communities – football. Anglicans in central and eastern Africa are keen to use sports to improve education, empower young people, tackle gender inequality and resolve conflict.
07 January 2016