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Pope Francis also signs the cricket bat handed to him by Cardina Pell (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)

St Peter’s Cricket Club beat the Church of England’s XI by 43 runs

The game may take place at Lord's Cricket Ground (Tim Ireland/PA Wire)

Church of England to take on Vatican team at Lord’s

Gilad Shalit gives his first interview to Egyptian television after his release

His kidnapping five years ago has done the Palestinian cause no favours