(Vocus) September 21, 2010
The world turned its attention towards what has arguably been one of the major highlights in the British calendar this year, the Papal visit 2010. With this being the first papal visit in the UK since 1982, a great deal of anticipation surrounded the long awaited visit of Pope Benedict XVI here in the UK. Millions of the UK population could not hold their excitement about the holiness’ visit and an 80,000 strong crowd was recorded in attendance at his visit to Hyde Park on Saturday.
Bringing their exciting citizen video coverage to the Pope’s visits in both his Twickenham and Hyde Park visit, WinkBall.com the UK’s number one video website spoke to the thousands of people who had come out in great numbers to show their support for Pope Benedict XVI. Interviewing the many faces of who were in attendance, WinkBall discovered what the Pope’s visit meant to them and how important his visit was to the country. As head of the Catholic Church, the UK’s catholic community could be seen out in full support for the visit of his holiness. Speaking to the Catholic people who had traveled from all over the world to see the Pope, WinkBall found out from the people what it really means to be a catholic and how the life example he has set has helped them as Catholics. With hundreds of the Catholic community having their say about the Papal visit 2010, WinkBall has tapped into the true spirit of this unforgettable event and presented a unique, real and diverse spectrum of religious feeling and community spirit.
Speaking to his many followers, WinkBall has offered a real insight into the world of Catholicism and shown the world a different story of the papal visit, one from the perspective of Pope Benedict XVI’s loyal and dedicated supporters.
To discover what the UK people had to say about the eagerly awaited papal visit and to join in with the celebrations, you can see all the action at http://www.winkball.com/users/Religious_Reporters/
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