Pop singers to perform before papal Mass at Madison Square Garden
September 14, 2015
Popular singers will entertain the crowd at Madison Square Garden before a Mass celebrated by Pope Francis on September 25, the New York Times reports.
The entertainers booked for the event include Gloria Estefan, Jennifer Hudson, and Harry Connick Jr.
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Posted by: Bernadette -
Sep. 19, 2015 3:09 PM ET USA
Wouldn't it have been far more appropriate to have a prelude of Gregorian Chant and Polyphony? It would really set the tone for the Holy Sacrifice as well as bring calm and peace and transcendence to the public ceremony.
Posted by: hartwood01 -
Sep. 15, 2015 11:44 PM ET USA
Good idea,Jesus would have also enjoyed the "pop" singers of his day, don't ya think?
Posted by: I am Canadian! -
Sep. 15, 2015 12:39 AM ET USA
What the fuss! Why is Matt Maher not in this group? He is a very popular, very catholic Contemporary Christian musician.
Posted by: bernie4871 -
Sep. 14, 2015 7:00 PM ET USA
Oh gosh! Just what we need! A rock "concert".
Posted by: MAG -
Sep. 14, 2015 6:14 PM ET USA
Par for the course Cardinal "Bravo"... The Faithful should avoid this entire spectacle for its grave evil: conflating entertainment with the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass.