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TCC Video: Bobby Hill Sings “Pie Jesu” for Pope Francis

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Bobby Hill
I can’t stop humming “Pie Jesu” after watching Bobby Hill’s solo performance of “Requiem” at the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia. The 14 year old soprano was told he would be performing for Pope Francis five minutes before he went on stage! The performance and the lyrics (plus Mark Wahlberg) after the jump:

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9.26
TCC Playlist: Streets of Philadelphia by Bruce Springsteen

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Bruce Springsteen

Pope Francis is now in Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families. Listen to Bruce Springsteen sing “Streets of Philadelphia” from the film Philadelphia about a man suffering from AIDS. Bruce Springsteen was raised Catholic and credits Flannery O’Connor as an influence. Listen and see the video after the jump:

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