EWTN.com - OLYMPIC MOTTO AND CREED COINED BY DOMINICAN AND ANGLICAN. The official Olympic motto, "Citius, Altius, Fortius" (Faster, Higher, Stronger), the credit goes to a Catholic. Dominican Father Henri Didon, prefect of the Arcueil Parisian College, coined it in an address delivered March 7, 1891, to the members of a sports association.
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