Olympic Speed Skater Who Is Now a Franciscan Nun

She found her vocation at Fatima

Get Religion, Julia Duin: There’s no shortage of Olympic-athletes-and-their-faith stories coming out these days and for the most part, they’re decent stories.

There’s Gina Dalfonzo’s wrap-up of Christian athletes at the event for Christianity Todaya piece on Jewish athletes from the Jewish News of Northern CaliforniaAl Jazeera’s article on the lack of an Islamic prayer room for Olympians and so on.

But USA Today’s piece on the former speed skater who became a nun isn’t one of those well-written stories. Although datelined South Korea, the locale is in northern England, which throws off most readers at the start. More here.