Vatican cancels football match with Vienna over anti-abortion protests

Rome( CNN) The Vatican canceled a affectionate football match between its new women’s team and a squad in Vienna, after a number of Austrian players protest at the Catholic Church’s stance on abortion.

One player wrote the motto “my body my rules” on her back, according to images moving on social media.
Vatican News, the official news agency of the Vatican City, expressed the view that the pair turned into a “protest against the Church.” The tie was intended to celebrate the 20 th anniversary of the club’s founding.

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