Mamma Mia! Nun Scores a Hit on Italy’s “The Voice” – UPDATED

Go into all the world, said Jesus.Sister Cristina Scuccia, a 25-year-old Ursuline Sister of the Holy Family from Milan, Italy has taken that directive to heart.  The talented religious won a standing ovation on the blind auditions for The Voice 2, Italy's popular talent show.All four of the judges pushed the button that turned their chairs around to face the stage; and their shocked expressions upon seeing a Catholic nun belting out the lyrics of Alicia Keys' "No One" were priceless. * … [Read more...]

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Cardinal Ravasi: “Even If You Can’t Sing Well, Sing”

SISTER CRISTINA WON!!!By now you've undoubtedly heard that Sister Cristina Scuccia, the talented nun whose performance on Italy's The Voice has garnered more than 51 million views on YouTube, is the season's big winner.Deacon Greg Kandra reported the story this morning over at The Deacon's Bench. I wrote about her in March, when she belted out the Alicia Keyes song "No One" during the blind auditions for the show.  *     *     *     *     * It seemed t … [Read more...]

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