Pope sends his wishes for peaceful Olympics
Pope Benedict XVI has sent his blessing and best wishes to
Vancouver’s archbishop for a peaceful Olympics.
In the note sent to Archbishop J. Michael Miller, the pontiff
said he hopes sport can be “a valued building block of peace and
friendship between peoples and nations.”
The pope also made reference to the Paralympics in his message
The Vancouver Games open Feb. 12 and the Paralympics will be
held in the Canadian city a month later.