Riverdance and other stars to perform for Pope Francis in Ireland

From the Church

During his short visit to Dublin, Ireland, in August, Pope Francis will attend the “Festival of Families,” one of the main events during the international gathering known as the World Meeting of Families. It is described by organizers as “a very special concert-type event which, at its heart, celebrates families and their faith from all around the world.”

The night will feature such internationally acclaimed performers as The Riverdance Troupe, Nathan Carter, Dana Masters, Daniel O’Donnell, Celine Byrne, The Begley Family, Holy Family Deaf Choir & Deaftones, Patrick Bergin, The Priests, Paddy Moloney, Bridgie and Missy Collins, and Moya Brennan.