International-renowned Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli will perform at an experience in Dublin to be attended by Pope Francis later this month.
The Competition of Households concert will take place at Croke Park on 25 August, in the course of the pontiff’s -day seek advice from.
More than 70,000 people will take part, organisers have said.
Bocelli said acting earlier than the Pope was once a “privilege for our soul; it is an honour for what the Superb Pontiff represents within the international”.
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“It’s a pleasure to have the opportunity to provide my so much modest contribution at the instance of this grand assembly and moment of reflection in regards to the family,” he added.
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Besides because the Festival of Families concert, his tour includes events at Dublin’s Phoenix Park and on the Knock shrine in County Mayo.
Father Timothy Bartlett, secretary normal of the world Assembly of Households 2018 adventure, said he was delighted that Bocelli could be performing.
“he will deliver so much to our amassing not only as a result of his wonderful skill but as a result of his love for his religion,” he mentioned.
“we’re honoured that he has taken time out of an intensely busy schedule to come to ireland to be a part of our global celebration of family lifestyles.”
Bocelli has met Pope Francis and has performed for him on more than one occasion together with on the remaining World Assembly of Families, which came about in Philadelphia in 2015.