Pope tells NFL legends he backs a ‘different’ kind of football


pope:VATICAN CITY (RNS) It may not have been his kind of “football,” and he may not have much use for his new helmet, but Pope Francis welcomed a group of NFL veterans and told them their sport has “virtues.”Curtis Martin, Ronnie Lott, Floyd Little and other Hall of Famers met with the pope for a private audience and presented him with his own personalized jersey emblazoned with “Papa Francesco” and the numeral 1, as well as a signed gold helmet. “As many of you know, I am an avid follower…

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