Vatican Presence at the Olympics?
The February 9, 2018, opening ceremonies for the Pyeongchang Winter Games in South Korea, promise to be a party of Olympian proportions.
The crowd will include nearly 3,000 athletes from 92 countries entering 102 event, coaches, trainers, friends, relatives, fans – and a delegation from the Holy See. The Holy See’s delegation got an invitation from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) – a first.
Monsignor Melchor Sanchez de Toca, under-secretary of the Pontifical Council for Culture, will lead the Holy See’s delegation, Vatican News reported February 2, 2018. In addition to the February 9 opening event, the delegation will attend a meeting of