These celebrities just HAD to get a glimpse of the Pope while he was in town. Pope Francis held an evening mass at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Sept. 25 — see which stars showed up!The stars came out forPope Francis’first appearance in New York City! He ended his visit to the Big Apple by holding an evening mass on the night of Sept. 25 at Madison Square Garden. Not only did throngs of people get to attend the holy mass, it was also a star-studded affair.
Check out who was in attendance!Jennifer Hudson, 34,Harry Connick, Jr., 48,Gloria Estefan, 58, were just a few celebs who werein attendance at the massPope Francis’ led at Madison Square Garden. The talented musical trio were just among many of the entertainers who performed at an event called, “A Journey in Faith,” to entertain the attendees beforethe actual mass. Jennifer sang a powerful rendition of “Hallelujah” while Gloria sang,“Mas Alla,” and Harry sang, “How Great Thou Art.”The Pope’s trip to New York City was very busy, much like his entire U.S. itinerary! Following his jam-packed trip to Washington D.C., during which he met withPresident Barack Obama,gave a speech toCongress and much more, Pope Francis arrived in NYC. St.
Patrick’s Cathedral was Pope Francis’ first stop right after he arrived in NYC on the evening of Sept. 24.