Girl, 11, Allowed to Play Football, Philadelphia Archbishop Rules

Caroline Pla, the 11-year-old football player who attracted national attention for being kicked off her local Catholic Youth Organization football team because she was a girl, will be allowed to play this upcoming season, the Archbishop of Philadelphia ruled today. The church has agreed to give co-ed football a try. "At the direction of the Archbishop, the Archdiocese will allow for co-ed participation in CYO football, effective in the 2013 season," the Archbishop's office said in a statement....Full Story
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