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Soccer team's championship thrills Pope Francis

Catholic World News - December 16, 2013

Pope Francis has said that he is delighted with the Argentine soccer league championship of San Lorenzo, a club that he supports.

After securing the championship on Sunday, officials of the San Lorenzo club said that they are planning to meet with the Pope, hoping for a private audience.

Pope Francis is a longtime member of the San Lorenzo club, who has continued to pay his annual dues and follow the team’s games.

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