Thursday, April 27, 2006
Pope Benedict XVI's visit to Poland

Photo Source: REUTERS/Peter Andrews
Pope Benedict XVI will be visiting Poland from May 25-28, 2006, and I will try to post as often as I can as the Holy Father makes this journey to Poland. Poland's TVP public broadcaster has promised to ban all TV ads that contain any erotic or violent scenes during the Pope's visit. Pope Benedict XVI is calling this trip a journey of remembrance for his predecessor, Pope John Paul II.

The Holy Father's schedule:

May 25:
May 26:
May 27:
May 28:
Poland Statistics

  • Total Population: 36,684,000
  • Number of Catholics: 34,850,000; 95%!
  • Percentage that attend Sunday Mass: 53%
  • According to most sites, 75% of Poland Citizens are practicing Catholics
  • Number of parishes: 9,941
  • Number of priests: 26,911

Statistics Source: Institute of Statistics of the Catholic Church SAC

2 comment(s):

del_button April 28, 2006 at 9:26 PM
Anonymous said...

"Poland's TVP public broadcaster has promised to ban all TV ads that contain any erotic or violent scences during the Pope's visit."

If only it lasted longer than just the Pope's visit.

del_button April 28, 2006 at 11:36 PM
Matthew said...

I had the same feelings as you did, anonymous.

Thanks for commenting!

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