Fatima, Portugal, Apr 19, 2017 / 09:45 am
St. Peter's Cricket Club, the Vatican's cricket team, is traveling to Fatima April 19-22 for an interreligious tournament ahead of the 100th anniversary of the appearance of Our Lady to three shepherd children in the country.
The team's third international tour, the tournament will include Muslim, Hindu, and Jewish teams coming from Portugal, Spain, and the United Kingdom.
It takes place just three weeks before the Pope's pilgrimage to Fatima May 12-13 to join in the centenary celebrations.
Established in 2013, St. Peter's Cricket Club is made up of priests, deacons, and seminarians currently living and studying in Rome.