Pope Francis meets with NBA players to discuss social injustice

Pope Francis meets with Memphis Grizzles’ Anthony Tolliver in the Vatican. Suggested reading: Catholics, not evangelicals, will make or break Trump. The Muslim Times has the best collection to refute racism

(CNN) Five NBA players visited the Vatican on Monday to discuss social and economic injustice with Pope Francis.According to the NBPA — the league’s players association — the meeting took place in the papal library of the Apostolic Palace where the players spoke about their efforts to address inequality in their communities.

The players present were Jonathan Isaac, Sterling Brown, Marco Belinelli, Kyle Korver and Anthony Tolliver.

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“Today’s meeting was an incredible experience,” said Tolliver.”With the Pope’s support and blessing, we are excited to head into this next season reinvigorated to keep pushing for change and bringing our communities together.”

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