Pope Francis visits Latvia on September 24. The day has been declared a public holiday by the Latvian parliament. So here's a quiz about our visitor, the history of the Catholic church in this part of the world and some other Popetastic facts.
NOTE: The Latvian government has approved spending approximately 145,000 euros from the state "Fund for Unforeseen Events" on ensuring coverage of the Pope's 10-hour visit on public media. 105,000 euros is to go to Latvian TV and 40,000 euros to Latvian radio. 1,000 euros of the allocation to LTV has been earmarked for coverage on LSM, of which LSM's English language service forms a part. Details of the spending plans can be seen at the official government website.
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