Catholic Priests Leads Interreligious Center at the Olympics

20160720t1017-4715-cns-olympics-rio-interreligious-centerAbout two weeks before the opening ceremony for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Father Leandro Lenin Tavares was putting the final touches on what he hopes will be a very successful spiritual mission: coordinating the interreligious center for athletes at the Olympic Village.

“We hope that the center will encourage harmony and unity among different countries and among different religions,” Father Tavares told Catholic News Service.  Continue reading