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Cardinal Congratulates Catholic Gold Medal Skater

SEOUL, South Korea, MARCH 10, 2010 ( The cardinal of Seoul was among those who congratulated the Korean figure skater who won gold at the Olympics; Stella Kim Yu-na is a Catholic convert since 2008.

Olympic Panel Attuned to the Spiritual

TURIN, Italy, FEB. 19, 2006 ( The organizing committee for the 20th Winter Olympic Games didn’t overlook the spiritual needs of the athletes who came here to show their physical prowess.

Orthodox and Catholics Join in Athens Conference

ATHENS, Greece, AUG. 19, 2004 ( A Vatican official sent a message to an Athens conference promoting “a vision of the world where peoples engage in a peaceful and loyal competition.”

U.S. Bishops’ Aide Hails Arrest in Bombings

WASHINGTON, D.C., JUNE 4, 2003 ( A U.S. bishops’ spokeswoman is “gratified” that police have arrested a man sought in the 1996 Olympics bombing in Atlanta and for other crimes, including attacks on two abortion centers.