300 OPEN AIR EVENTS IN CAPITAL
Musical on St. Francis in St. John Lateran Square
VATICAN CITY, AUGUST 16 (ZENIT.org).- Because of
World Youth Day, Rome
has become the setting for over 300 open air events, which began
this afternoon and will continue
until this coming Friday. The events include
popular and classical music, plays, meetings with artists,
writers, and witnesses of the
This evening, St. John Lateran Square, the largest
square in Rome, was
the venue for the musical "Courage, All of You, Come,"
which narrates the
unique story of St. Francis of Assisi.