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Thousands registered to attend the Pope’s September mass in Brno

In Religion on June 12, 2009 by Petr Bokuvka Tagged: , , ,

Benedict XVI and Czech President Vaclav Klaus - (c) Getty Images

Benedict XVI and Czech President Vaclav Klaus - Photo (c) Getty Images

Construction works are in progress on the future “stadium” where Benedict XVI. should celebrate his mass on September 27 in Brno. The local episcopate has so far “registered” around 50,000 people who expressed their wish to attend the mass and want to secure their spot in the crowd. Some 120,000 people are expected to show up at the mass venue which will be located close to Brno International Airport. However, the access roads will be a huge problem. The most important one, which is an exit from the D1 freeway is not long enough to accommodate all waiting cars (before they can park) so they will create traffic jams in the right lane of the freeway. Not to mention the small and narrow roads in the boroughs around the airport…

One Response to “Thousands registered to attend the Pope’s September mass in Brno”

  1. […] Thousands registered to attend the Pope’s September mass in Brno (The Czech Daily Word) […]

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