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A 3-minute game for your Christmas party

By Phil Lawler (bio - articles - email) | Dec 24, 2012

Here’s a little Christmas present, together with a suggestion:

Go to this web site, and enjoy an old recording of the Ave Maria, by Blessed John Paul II.

Then cue up the Youtube video for your family and/or friends. Don’t let them see the video or hear the introduction. Challenge them to name the performer. Tell them it’s someone famous—a voice they’ve heard—but not someone known as a singer.

Amazing. Is there anything he did not do well?

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  • Posted by: jg23753479 - Dec. 24, 2012 4:03 PM ET USA

    The guesses at my house included Enrico Caruso, Mario Lanza, and Jose Carreras. There was general astonishment when I revealed the pope's identity. It strikes me that he and Benedict would have made just as dynamic a duo on Broadway as they did in the Vatican!

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