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2014 Festival International de Jazz de Montreal - Day 7

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Aretha Franklin is among the celebrities slated to perform when Pope Francis makes is first US visit September 22 through September 27. Other celebrities include Jennifer Hudson, Gloria Estefan and Andrea Bocelli will sing at papal events in New York City and Philadelphia.

A September 25th event at Madison Square Garden is called “A Journey in Faith”. In addition to Hudson, Gloria Estefan,Harry Connick, Jr., will perform on the program, which is also expected to include prayers.