Vatican buys soccer team, morality in mind
Italian soccer will never be the same. Players will be punished for foul play; fans will be forbidden from insulting the opposition; ticket profits will go to third world projects.
[q Edoardo Menichelli, the archbishop of Ancona, said the move would help bring more morality into soccer.
"We want to bring some ethics back into the game, which has been undergoing a grave crisis in terms of sportsmanship," he said.[/q]