The Cardinal of Vienna Archbishop Christoph Schönborn and two Australian bishops, Most Rev. Julian Porteous, the Metropolitan Archbishop of Hobart and Most Rev. Peter Comensoli the Bishop of Broken-Day confirmed their presence at Halleluya Festival. They will participate of this moment of praise and mercy directed by Shalom Community.
Halleluya Festival want to provide a moment of encounter among the youth, the bishops and the consecrated people who will be at the event. In addition to the stage of the musical performances there are two other very important places at Halleluya: Mercy Area and “Makin’ Noise” Space. In the Mercy Area there will be confessions and spiritual direction and at “Making Noise” Space there will be interviews, testimonies and workshops.
Cardinal Christoph Schönborn, Archbishop of Vienna is known in the Catholic Church throughout the world because the publication of the Catechism of the Catholic Church and also as a “spiritual son” of Pope Benedict XVI. He actively participated as one of the collaborators of the text Amoris Laetitia, the Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation of the Holy Father Francis on love in the family.
Most Rev. Julian Porteous, Metropolitan Archbishop of Hobart, is known for his active participation in evangelization, especially among young people. He is the mentor of a series of evangelistic events for youth and also he published several books dealing mainly with the new evangelization.
Most Rev Peter Comensoli is Bishop of Broken-Day. His episcopal motto is about the announcement of Christ (1 Cor 1:23). He will participate in the “Makin ‘Noise’ Space where will be interviewed by young people and will give his testimony.