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As one of the art historians counted: since the death of John Paul II in 2005, on average, every six days one statue of the late Pope is being unveiled in Poland (the most popular artist is working on the 72nd statue at the moment).
'Popemania' is not only an atypical cultural phenomenon. It is also - as many anthropologists and religiologists say - an interesting allegory of the Polish people's faith and worship. On one hand, this is one of the most religious European nations (above...
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