(according to TV and internet) attended Mass celebrated by Papa Francis in the Philippines, in horrid weather but with huge enthusiasm. Golly. Even if it was half or two-thirds of that number, it's an awful lot of people.
Next time you are told the Church is dying, remember that.
The Church is growing and growing: 653.6 million Catholics worldwide in 1965, and the latest figure is 1.229 BILLION.
BTW, an interesting analysis of the situation of Catholics in the USA is here...