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By Asi Prensa (ACI/EWTN Noticias)

11/22/2013 (1 year ago)

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Cuando ya se conoce a las 32 selecciones clasificadas al Mundial Brasil 2014, con el ingreso final de Uruguay tras vencer a Jordania, el Papa Francisco recibiĂł hoy en audiencia privada al presidente de la FIFA, Joseph Blatter, en un encuentro en el que este Ășltimo entregĂł al Santo Padre un banderĂ­n en el que se reconoce al PontĂ­fice como "Amigo del FĂștbol".

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By Asi Prensa (ACI/EWTN Noticias)

Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

11/22/2013 (1 year ago)

Published in Americas

Keywords: spanish, pope, church, futbol


VATICANO (ACI) - Blatter obsequiĂł al Papa un banderĂ­n con este reconocimiento, una camiseta blanca con el nĂșmero 10 y un armadillo de peluche, la mascota del Mundial. TambiĂ©n le regalĂł un ejemplar escrito en latĂ­n de la nueva revista The FIFA Weekly, que en este nĂșmero especial incluye, entre otras cosas, un reportaje fotogrĂĄfico sobre San Lorenzo, el club del que es socio el PontĂ­fice.

SegĂșn informĂł la FIFA en un comunicado, los traductores de la revista tuvieron que recurrir a algunos "trucos" lingĂŒĂ­sticos, debido a que ciertos tĂ©rminos, como penal, cĂłrner o centrodelantero "todavĂ­a no existĂ­an en la antigua Roma".

La reuniĂłn se dio ocho meses despuĂ©s de la elecciĂłn del Papa Francisco, momento en el que Blatter, a travĂ©s de una carta pĂșblica, definiĂł al Santo Padre como "un gran apasionado del fĂștbol y de un equipo apodado La Santa Escuadra".

Para el presidente de la FIFA, la fe y el fĂștbol tienen semejanzas: "ambos tienen valores en comĂșn. El fĂștbol, como la fe en Dios, puede construir puentes, llevar alegrĂ­a y esperanza y, sobre todo, unir los pueblos de todo el mundo".

La razĂłn de la temporada: Haga clic aquĂ­ para saber mĂĄs!

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