Francis made the comments to members of the Italian Olympic Committee

Bishop of Salford says that Catholics are all selected for Francis’s team

After beating Roma 7-1 in a Champions League match, players from Bayern Munich visited Pope Francis at the Vatican

Argentine football club has enjoyed a revival in its fortunes since the pontiff’s election

Inter-religious Match for Peace expected to feautre Roberto Baggio, Zinedine Zidane and Lionel Messi

Bishops also criticise organisers for removing communities to build stadiums