Pope attends concert organized by retired Sistine Chapel choir director
CWN - August 31, 2011
On Wednesday, August 31, Pope Benedict XVI attended a concert of sacred music organized in his honor by Cardinal Domenico Bartolucci.
Cardinal Bartolucci, the longtime director of the Sistine Chapel choir, was elevated to the College of Cardinals by Pope Benedict last November. Among the pieces presented at the August 31 concert was his own new composition, Benedictus, written for the occasion.
Rome Reports provides video of the concert.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach five million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Our Fall Campaign
Progress toward our final 2013 goal ($24,529 to go, assuming receipt of matching funds):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!