Posts Tagged ‘Andrea Bocelli’

‘I do not believe in the clock without the clockmaker,’ says Bocelli

Thursday, May 27th, 2021
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Internationally renowned Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli said his Catholic faith is “a reason for life” and comes from the very fact that God is the designer and creator of all life. The devout Catholic musician explained that “life, even if it lasts 100 years, is so insignificant when you compare it to eternity”. “If life Read more

Andrea Bocelli will release album based on faith, hope, and love

Monday, October 5th, 2020

Famed Italian opera singer Andrea Bocelli will release an album based upon the virtues of faith, hope, and charity, after the singer drew praise from many Catholics for an Easter Sunday concert livestreamed from Santa Maria Nascente Cathedral in Milan during the height of the coronavirus pandemic in Italy. The singer announced Wednesday that he Read more

Hymns bumped off funeral song sheets

Monday, May 6th, 2019

Hymns are no longer in the top ten musical choices on funeral song sheets. Old favourites like The Lord’s My Shepherd and Abide With Me are being relegated as mourners choose Ed Sheeran’s Supermarket Flowers or Frank Sinatra’s My Way. At least that’s the case according to the UK’s biggest chain of funeral directors. They Read more

Andrea Bocelli: Not having faith would mean living in despair

Monday, April 29th, 2019

Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli is no stranger to speaking about his faith. Both in his music and in interviews over the years, he has shown that his Catholicism is important to his life. However, that was not always the case, as he mentioned in a recent interview with Fr Davide Banzato on an Italian television Read more

Tenor Andrea Bocelli singing for Pope at World Meeting of Families

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli has been tipped to sing before Pope Francis at the World Meeting of Families (WMOF) in Dublin later this year. Negotiations are ongoing to secure the singer, who has sold more than 80 million records worldwide. If he does sign up for the concert, Bocelli will sing at the Festival of Read more