Pope: May this year's Super Bowl be a sign of peace, friendship and solidarity

Posted February 5, 2017 10:04 am by Editor

Pope: May this year's Super Bowl be a sign of peace, friendship and solidarity

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Sunday reached out to Americans urging them to make this year’s Super Bowl a sign of peace, friendship and solidarity to the world.

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In a specially recorded video message for the event, which will hold the attention of much of the nation and command a television audience larger than for any other event of the year, the Pope points out that great sporting events like the championship game of the National Football League are highly symbolic, and show that it is possible to build a culture of encounter and a world of peace.  

“By participating

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