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Pope to Special Olympics Athletes: 'You Show No Obstacles Can't Be Overcome'

By Deborah Castellano Lubov (ZENIT)
2/17/2017 (6 months ago)
Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

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"Athletes and helpers show us that there are no obstacles or barriers which cannot be overcome. You are a sign of hope for all who commit themselves to a more inclusive society."

Pope Francis said this as he addressed a delegation from the Special Olympics International in the Vatican this morning. The Special Olympics World Winter Games 2017, takes place in Styria, Austria, March 14-25.

Special Olympics is a worldwide movement of people, which establishes a new world of inclusion and community, where each individual is accepted and included, irrespective of their abilities or disabilities.

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