I'm guessing the 68.5 million Catholics in the US alone.Outside of Vatican City, who really cares?
Not really, no.Do you?
No to all of these, but just because I don't care, it doesn't mean there isn't a substantial demographic of people who are affected by this. I avoid this kind of crap by not watching tv anymore.Does a pope really effect your daily life?
Do you honestly have a personal stake in who the pope is?
Does your day change at all depending on what the pope says or does?
Is this "next pope" phenomena really that big of a deal?