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Michele Seccia

Soccer Bishop in Italy

It was a hot Saturday on that July 17, 2010. Nonetheless, the Bishop of the twin cities of Teramo and Atri, East Italy, was not dispirited. He took part in a soccer match between a team of priests under his obedience and a team of local municipal employees. The pretext for that desacralization was to collect funds for the victims of the Haiti earthquake.

The photo above, taken from the local newspaper, shows Bishop Michele Seccia in a black jersey happily holding aloft the soccer ball. The two men behind him in white jerseys are priests. Seccia was the goalkeeper for the clerical team and gave the first kick to start the game.

Below, the Cathedral of Teramo; in the insert, Bishop Michele Seccia posing as a conservative...

Original in Italian here.
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Photos from Il Centro - Teramo


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