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NFL star Benjamin Watson discusses his work in the pro-life movement with "EWTN News Nightly" host Tracy Sabol on June 22, 2023.

‘Do your job’: What NFL star says pro-lifers can learn from his time with the Patriots

Jul 1, 2023

By Tina Dennelly

Former New England Patriots tight end Ben Watson says he believes pro-lifers are in a “new fight for life.” Read more

A He Gets Us ad in Washington, D.C.

5 things to know about the ‘He Gets Us’ Jesus ad campaign

Feb 12, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

Super Bowl viewers this Sunday may be surprised to see two ads that don’t seem to have anything to do... Read more

Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen in a post-game press conference on Jan. 8.

‘God is real,’ says Buffalo Bills QB Josh Allen after game honoring Damar Hamlin

Jan 9, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

After the Bills defeated the New England Patriots on Sunday in stunning fashion, excitement over the game was expressed in... Read more

Caleb Williams, a graduate of Gonzaga College High School in Washington, D.C., accepts the Heisman Trophy.

Heisman winner Caleb Williams: Catholic school made me a ‘man for others’

Dec 12, 2022

By Peter Pinedo

A graduate of Gonzaga College High School in Washington, D.C., Williams made clear that he has not forgotten his roots. Read more

University of Notre Dame Head Football Coach Marcus Freeman

Update: Notre Dame football coach calls conversion to Catholic faith ‘a personal decision’

Sep 16, 2022

By Zelda Caldwell, Jonathan Liedl

Head football coach Marcus Freeman told members of the press Sept. 15 that he had tried to keep his recent... Read more

Notre Dame head football coach Marcus Freeman

Notre Dame head football coach Marcus Freeman joins the Catholic Church

Sep 14, 2022

By Zelda Caldwell, Jonathan Liedl

“Welcome to our newest Catholic, Marcus Freeman,” read an announcement in the Sept. 11 bulletin published by St. Pius X... Read more

Real Madrid offers the Champions League trophy to Our Lady.

Real Madrid offers European Cup to the Virgin of Almudena

May 31, 2022

By Eduardo Berdejo

Real Madrid CF returned Sunday to Spain after winning the EUFA Champions League final, and offered the Virgin of Almudena... Read more

The Cincinnati Bengals play the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LVI on Feb. 13, 2022.

Do the Bengals have a prayer? Will the Rams reach the Promised Land? LA, Cincy archbishops place their bets

Feb 9, 2022

By Christine Rousselle

The archbishops of Los Angeles and Cincinnati announced a friendly wager on Wednesday, Feb. 9 ahead of the upcoming Super... Read more

Catholic University of America Head Football Coach Mike Gutelius with the Catholic University Cardinals. Credit: Catholic University football team.

Cardinal virtues set the Catholic University Cardinals apart

May 6, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

College football is an intense competition that challenges young men to push their abilities to the limits. Catholic University of... Read more

New Orleans saints NFL club logo.

Retired judge hears arguments about NFL emails in clergy abuse case

Feb 20, 2020

A retired New Orleans judge heard arguments on Thursday on whether private correspondence between an NFL franchise and the Archdiocese... Read more

A March 3, 2018 match between the North American Martyrs and the Urban Lions.

American seminarians to battle for the title in Rome soccer tournament

May 25, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

For the first time in five years, seminarians and student priests from the North American College in Rome will hit... Read more

How to watch the Super Bowl with a clean conscience

Jan 30, 2018

By Adelaide Mena

Super Bowl Sunday. It's as American as apple pie, but in recent years, controversy has erupted over the beloved American... Read more

Fr. Philip Mulryne, OP, is ordained a priest by Archbishop Joseph Augustine Di Noia at a July 8 Mass in Dublin.

Ordained a priest, former Manchester United footballer's goal is Christ

Jul 10, 2017

Former Irish soccer pro Philip Mulryne was ordained a priest of the Order of Preachers, or Dominicans, on Saturday.  Read more

Pope Francis meets with NFL Hall of Fame group in Vatican City on June 21, 2017.

Meeting with NFL hall-of-famers, Pope Francis promotes teamwork

Jun 21, 2017

Pope Francis addressed members of the National Football League Hall of Fame on Wednesday, encouraging them to promote the values... Read more

Pope Francis is presented with an S.S. Lazio jersey at his meeting with the Coppa Italia finalists at the Vatican, May 16, 2017.

Be champions of virtue, Pope Francis tells Coppa Italia finalists

May 16, 2017

Two opposing Italian football teams came together on Tuesday to meet in a private audience with Pope Francis, where he... Read more

Pope Francis with Michigan Wolverine's football coach Jim Harbaugh in Vatican City, April 26, 2017.

Jim Harbaugh: My priorities are 'faith, then family, then football'

Apr 26, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

Former NFL quarterback Jim Harbaugh, now head coach for the University of Michigan football team, is also a Roman Catholic... Read more

Pope Francis receives a Villarreal CF jersey during his meeting with the club, Feb. 23, 2017.

Gratitude is central, Pope Francis tells Spanish footballers

Feb 24, 2017

Meeting with the members of the Spanish football team Villarreal CF on Thursday, Pope Francis stressed the importance of gratitude... Read more

A response of prayer and solidarity to the Chapecoense plane crash

Nov 29, 2016

A wave of solidarity and calls for prayer have inundated social networks and the media following Monday's crash in Colombia... Read more

Fr. Cañón with his soccer team in Cameroon.

This priest in Cameroon evangelizes through soccer

May 25, 2016

Father William Cañón is a Colombian missionary in Cameroon who transforms into a soccer coach every Sunday, helping to bring... Read more

(L-R) Ronaldinho, José María del Corral, Pope Francis, Enrique Palmeyro, and Bryan Ruiz announce the Match for Peace at a Vatican press conference, Feb. 3, 2016.

Pope Francis announces second soccer 'Match for Peace'

Feb 5, 2016

By Elise Harris

Sitting alongside soccer stars such as Ronaldinho and Bryan Ruiz on Wednesday, Pope Francis announced that a second edition of... Read more