CIF State commissioner disputes claim new club football league has its ‘blessing’

CIF State commissioner disputes claim new club football league has its ‘blessing’

CIF State Commissioner Ron Nocetti said on Sunday that an organization that has started a club soccer league in Southern California is violating state guidelines for youth sports. Nocetti responded to one report Saturday by an NBC affiliate in Palm Springs who claimed that the CIF has given “their blessing”…

Girl, 14, and student, 17, ditch school and get married with parents' blessing

Girl, 14, and student, 17, ditch school and get married with parents' blessing

A 14-year-old girl and a 17-year-old student dropped out of school and got married after receiving their parents’ blessing. The children, from various villages in China’s southern Guandong province, met online and were married on Nov. 26 this year, foreign media reports. Although they did not apply for a marriage…

Priest flies statue of saint over town to give socially distanced blessing

Priest flies statue of saint over town to give socially distanced blessing

An Italian priest has decided to get on a plane with a statue of a Christian saint to carry out a socially distanced blessing for the residents. Priest Gaetano Amore, 47, was filmed flying over the town of Polignano a Mare in the metropolitan city of Bari, southern Italy’s Apulia…