Why were the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam strongly criticised by Vatican?

islamic countries were allowed to participate
women were allowed to participate in athletic competitions
Pope had a dispute with the King of Netherlands
Vatican wasn't invited to the games
The decision to include women in athletic competitions was widely criticised not only by the majority of the sport community, but also by Vatican.
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islamic countries were allowed to participate
women were allowed to participate in athletic competitions
Pope had a dispute with the King of Netherlands
Vatican wasn't invited to the games
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