Family is the “strongest building block of society” according to Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli who been confirmed to sing at the Festival of Families in Croke Park on August 25.
The event is a celebration of family life and is expected to be one of the highlights of the WMOF with Pope Francis also in attendance.
Andrea Bocelli has met Pope Francis and has performed for him on more than one occasion including at the last WMOF which took place in Philadelphia in 2015.
He is a devout Catholic and he has spoken openly many times about the importance of Faith and how it takes first place in his life. He has regularly donated his time and talent to causes and events that he is passionate about.