As St. Augustine said, “He who sings prays twice.”
When word got out that “Vive Jesus el Senor” could get Papa Francisco dancing, other festivals started to work the song into their event planning. In 2016, during his visit to Mexico, the crowd got him singing the tune again.
Pope Francis is not the first pope to be swept up in song. Pope St. John Paul II led a large crowd through the “Pater Noster” during his 1979 visit to Chicago, something he did frequently.
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