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ARISF President Raffaele Chiulli at "Sport at the Service of Humanity" First Global Conference

ARISF President Raffaele Chiulli at "Sport at the Service of Humanity" First Global Conference

October 11, 2016

With the encouragement of His Holiness Pope Francis, the Vatican hosted the First Global Conference on Faith & Sport “Sport at the Service of Humanity”, a gathering of global leaders and influencers from different religions, sports, business and other stakeholders to discuss how faith and sport can work together to promote positive values, inspire youth and better serve humanity.

"Challenge yourself in the game of life, as you do in the game of sports”, Pope Francis inspired the attendees at the Opening Ceremony of the Conference whose purpose was to unite people from every faith, nationality and culture through sport, to help the ones who need it most and to encourage everyone to develop their skills, character, values and enjoyment of life.

Raffaele Chiulli, interviewed by RAI News, outlined that ARISF, through its athletes, promotes the values of sport, education and culture and actively contributes to improve physical activity in the population, giving access to sport as a right for all and on further engaging youth in sports.


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