Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

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Filipina weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz proudly displays her Olympics gold medal and the Miraculous Medal, a devotional medallion depicting the Virgin Mary.

Here are the top faith-filled moments from the Olympics

Aug 10, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Some competitors at the 32nd Olympiad made it clear that they were playing not only for national pride and a... Read more

Simone Biles

Catholic gymnast Simone Biles says she is ‘pro-choice’ in social media post

Aug 10, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Olympic gymnast and Catholic Simone Biles sparked a stir on Monday, Aug. 10, when she announced on her Instagram stories... Read more

Sister Percylee Hart RSM, principal of Union Catholic Regional High School in New Jersey, sits in front a crowd of students, staff, and alumni as the crowd cheers on Sydney McLaughlin in her Gold medal race at the Tokyo Olympics.

Sydney McLaughlin wins gold and her Catholic high school goes wild

Aug 4, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

Students and staff at Union Catholic Regional High School in Scotch Plains, New Jersey cheered on Tuesday night as alumna... Read more

Simone Biles at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games

Catholic gymnast Simone Biles makes triumphant return to Olympics

Aug 3, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Although the Tokyo Olympics did not go as planned for Simone Biles, the Catholic 24-year-old gymnast made a triumphant return... Read more

Olympic track star Sydney McLaughlin with Sister Percylee Hart RSM, the principal of Union Catholic Regional High School in Scotch Plains, NJ. McLaughlin graduated from the school in 2017.

'Go, Syd, Go!': Catholic high school ready to cheer on Sydney McLaughlin at Tokyo Olympics

Aug 2, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

Track star Sydney McLaughlin, the pride of New Jersey's Union Catholic Regional High School, says her goal is "to glorify... Read more

Iran and Poland compete in the volleyball tournament of the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.

Pope Francis offers blessing to athletes at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Jul 26, 2021

By CNA Staff

“In this time of pandemic, may these Games be a sign of hope,” the pope said. Read more