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Members of the Chapecoense football team died in the plane crash in Colombia

Katie Ledecky, who prays before races, won four gold medals and one silver at the Games

The gymnastics star has revealed that she carries a white rosary in her gym bag

The plight of Brazil’s indigenous people should be centre stage at the Games, a spokesman said

The 2016 Summer Games in Rio marks the first time a refugee team has officially participated in the Olympics

‘This is the moment to make our country and our world safer,’ Cardinal Orani Tempesta said

After hearing the testimonies of friends who went to Rio in 2013, I was adamant that I would make the somewhat shorter journey to Krakow

Christ the Redeemer statue shown in an Italian football shirt in advert on Rai

No Catholic should contradict the Pope, but drug legalisation would save lives

Organisers want to ensure disabled pilgrims are not ‘mere spectators’