Pope to athletes: No room for addictions, with education, sports and work opportunities (Video) St. Peter’s Square became an improvised sports stadium to welcome 50,000 athletes. Despite the warm weather, they joined the Pope in celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Italian Sports Center June 9, 2014NULL Rome ReportsFrancis To view the video click here. – Subscribe to the ZENIT Daily Email Newsletter Receive the latest stories in your inbox each day! SUBSCRIBE! Thank you for subscribing to ZENIT!