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Topic: football

Pope Francis to celebrate birthday with visit from his favourite football team

Pontiff has breakfast with group of homeless people on the morning of his 77th birthday

Pope Francis welcomes Argentine and Italian football stars to the Vatican

Lionel Messi hails “one of the most special days of my life”

Pope Francis meets Italian and Argentine football stars in Rome

Lionel Messi leads delegation ahead of friendly match

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Fans unite to kill bill to end sectarianism

Both Celtic and Glasgow fans are campaigning against a bill that would criminalise displays of bigotry on the terraces

At football festival, players lose gracefully and win modestly

Catholic primary children enjoy football festival at Ratcliffe College

Football is not the new religion

… it just extends the old one, says Patrick West, who looks at Christianity’s influence on the game ahead of the World Cup