NBA Players Meet With Pope Francis on Social Justice Efforts
A delegation of five NBA players and officials from the players association met privately with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Monday to discuss their efforts toward addressing social justice and economic inequality. The Pope was intrigued by the NBA Players Union and the actions they had taken, so The Vatican extended an invitation to the Union. The Pope is a strong believer in sport as a unifying cause, which was the main subject discussed and the players reflected positively being given the opportunity to expand global awareness of the efforts to promote social justice after recent events in the US.
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