Friday, February 21, 2014

Catholic Olympian wins silver medal in Sochi

Figure skating star lives her faith publicly
Kim Yuna waves to crowds while wearing her rosary ring in 2010. Credit: Jemal
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Fans of South Korean skater Kim Yuna draw inspiration from her visible signs of faith. Yuna, who won a silver medal in Sochi yesterday, wears a rosary ring and does the sign of the cross before she gets on the ice.
“There was this young woman out there on the Olympic ice and all these cameras are constantly on her,” seminarian Evan Pham said. “She was not scared. She just wanted to pray: she didn't care who was watching.”

“What an inspiration,” he said of the simple act of public prayer.
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