Paris 2024: how to reconcile religion and secularism during the Olympic Games?

“Sacred Games” – “Holy Games”, in English –, a “Free Catholic Airbnb”, a “Paroisse JO” label… In April, the Catholic Church surprised by declaring that it wanted to play a role during the Olympic Games, with a program of events alongside the competition. The Pater Cup, a football match between religious on June 19, in Villepinte (Seine-Saint-Denis) thus inaugurates the mobilization of priests in Île-de-France. The Parisian church of the Madeleine was also designated capital of Christianity during the Games. “We will receive thousands of people to share moments of evangelization and fraternity”, welcomes the priest Patrick Chauvet.

2023-05-31 04:12:03
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