There are reports that Bossa Nova legend Joao Gilberto may perform for Pope Benedict XVI. If negotiations with the artiste are successful the performance would be a part of World Youth Day 2013 to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from the 23rd to the 28th of July. Organized by the Catholic Church World Youth Day brings together young people from around the world regardless of religious convictions.

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Joao Gilberto to perform for the pope