Notice of Press Conference, 29.05.2018
On Friday 1 June 2018, at 11.00 in the Holy See Press Conference, Via della Conciliazione 54, a press conference will be held to present a new document from the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life, entitled: “Giving the best of oneself. On the Christian perspective of sport and the human person”.
The speakers will be:
- His Eminence Cardinal Kevin Farrell, prefect of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life;
- Dr. Antonella Stelitano, researcher, member of the Italian Society of the History of Sport;
- Fr. Patrick Kelly, S.J., associate professor of theology, University of Seattle, United States of America;
- Dr. Santiago Pérez de Camino, head of the Church and Sport Office of the Dicastery.
The press conference will also be attended by collaborators and experts from the same Dicastery who have contributed to the revision of the Document. These experts will be available for interview in their various languages: in Italian: Mr. Daniele Pasquini, president of CSI Roma; in French and in German: Professor Dries Vanysacker, ordinary professor of theologyat the KU Leuven in Belgium; in Portuguese and in Spanish: Dr. Alexandre Borges de Magalhaes, writer and general coordinator of the Christian Life Movement Peru; and in English: Dr. Manoj Sunny, former Olympic athlete in India and founder of the Jesus Youth movement.