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Pope Francis World Cup

Vatican Calls For Global Ceasefire During World Cup Final

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.11.2014 | Religion

The World Cup final match will take place on Sunday July 13, and has gotten many asking whether Popes Francis and Benedict XVI will be rooting for the...

Vatican Quashes Collective Dream Of Seeing Popes Rooting Against Each Other In World Cup

AP | Posted 07.10.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican says it is unlikely that Pope Francis and his predecessor, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, would get together to watch t...

FIFA 2014: Pope Francis vs. Pope Benedict XVI

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 08.26.2014 | Religion

The FIFA World Cup final between Argentina and Germany could herald a rift in the Catholic church, pitting Argentine-born Pope Francis against German ...

Argentina Fans Call On Pope Francis

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 07.09.2014 | Religion

As the World Cup gets more and more serious, Argentina fans are pulling out all the stops in the hopes of being named champions. Luckily, they've g...

Pope Francis vs. Swiss Guard

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 07.01.2014 | Religion

The Argentina vs. Switzerland World Cup match has pitted Pope Francis against his protectors, the Swiss Guard. Though the pontiff promised to keep...

Pope Francis Has A Message For The World Cup

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 08.12.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis has a message for the World Cup: Let football be a showcase for teamwork and solidarity, not an exhibition of racism...

WATCH: Not Every Team Has The Pope On Its Side

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.12.2013 | Sports

The Vatican ought to check into voice-over royalties. Argentine sports network TyC cleverly turned a speech by Pope Francis into a commercial for ...