I just found (2011/05/01 09:20am italian time zone) in my RSS reader these two titles from the two biggest Italian newspapers: Corriere della Sera: one million people in Rome for Wojtyla beatification Repubblica: 200 thousands people for Wojtyla, Rome invaded by pilgrims [](/images/wojtyla_cifre.png) they link at the articles you see in this screenshot. Reading them, it seems that Repubblica refers to the people who participated in the all-night prayer vigil and then moved to S.