Monday, April 7, 2008

Kelly Clarkson to sing for Pope Benedict XVI on April 19

Kelly Clarkson winner of the first ever season of American Idol will sing for the Pope who will be making a six day visit to the U.S. this month. She also will be performing at a youth rally as St. Joseph's Seminary in Yonkers on April 19. Statement from Clarkson: “I was so excited to be asked to sing for the pope I grew up singing church music, and it’s always been a dream of mine to perform Ave Maria. To have that dream come true on such a special occasion is truly a blessing.”