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Press Conference for the presentation of Athletica Vaticana and the Bilateral Agreement with the Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI), 10.01.2019

At 11.00 this morning in the Holy See Press Office, Via della Conciliazione 54, a press conference was held to present Athletica Vaticana, the first Sports Association constituted in the Vatican, and the Bilateral Agreement with the Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI).

The speakers were: His Eminence Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, president of the Pontifical Council for Culture; Giovanni Malagò, president of the Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI) and member of the International Olympic Committee (ICO); Luca Pancalli, president of the Italian Paralympic Committee (IPC); Msgr. Melchor José Sánchez de Toca y Alameda, under-secretary of the Pontifical Council for Culture and president of Athletica Vaticana, and Michela Ciprietti, representative of Athletica Vaticana.