Susan Boyle's dream fulfilled as she serenades Pope

Friday September 17, 2010

An audience of around 65,000 people heard Susan Boyle sing at an open air mass in Glasgow on Thursday.

But for the talent contest star, who is a practicing Catholic, only one really mattered – the Pope.

Susan, 49, said: "It's something I've always dreamed of, it's something I've always wanted to do, and here I am, finally getting the chance".

Though she was visibly nervous beforehand, the former church volunteer gave a flawless rendition of her signature I Dreamed a Dream.

Her repertoire also included the hymns Make Me a Channel of Your Peace and How Great Thou Art.

Her stirring performance inspired many to sing along, waving official Vatican City flags in pale yellow and white.

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