Faith at the Olympics: Does it Give an Athlete an Edge?

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Steele Johnson and David Boudia

“We both know our identity is in Christ.”

How does faith impact the performance of Olympic athletes? Religion News ServiceFaith at the Olympics: Does it Give an Athlete an Edge? (Above: the U.S. divers David Boudia and Steele Johnson.) Photos after the jump:

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Pope Tells Migrants ‘Do Not Lose Hope,’ Brings 12 to Rome

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Pope Francis refugees in Lesbos

“Though many of their graves bear no name, to God each one is known, loved, and cherished.”

Pope Francis and the Patriarch of the Eastern Orthodox Church met with refugees today in Greece. Twelve will return to Rome with the Pope via the community of Sant’Egidio. More from Crux: Pope Brings 12 Refugees to RomePope Visits Greece to Put Face on Crisis. And from The New York Times. Watch the videos after the jump:

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