Going for God: Vatican invited to attend Olympic opening ceremony

Posted February 2, 2018 8:49 pm by Editor

Going for God: Vatican invited to attend Olympic opening ceremony

VATICAN – For the first time, the International Olympic Committee has invited a Vatican delegation not only to take part in the opening ceremony of the Winter Games, but also to attend its general meeting as an official observer.The delegation was to be led by Msgr. Melchor Sanchez de Toca Alameda, undersecretary of the Pontifical Council for Culture and head of its “Culture and Sport” section.The Vatican delegation was invited to attend the opening ceremony at the Olympic Stadium in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Feb. 9 as well as the Olympic committee’s annual session Feb. 5-7 where voting members meet to

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