Thursday, September 09, 2010

It's Hard Out There For a Pope

Pope picks rap song as anthem for UK visit
By Jerome Taylor
Tuesday, 7 September 2010

He is a strict traditionalist who is known to favour the Latin Mass with all its ancient trimmings. But when it comes to finding a song that will appeal to young worshippers, the Pope has opted for rap. The committee overseeing Pope Benedict's itinerary in Britain this month says it has chosen a hip-hop track to be the official "youth anthem" for his three-day visit. "Heart's Cry", by the Catholic trio Ooberfuse, opens with extracts of a speech by the Pope on evil.

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