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  • The Jedi Church are donating to the Special Childrens Christmas Party. May the force be strong with these little padewans
    Posted: Wednesday 29 October 2008
  • Below is an open letter to the NZ census, individual names/contact details have been removed.
    Posted: Wednesday 23 July 2008
  • Last month we had 21772 visitors to our website, and combined they visited over 27000 times. The Jedi Church movement is growing stronger around the world. Remember that the NZ and Ausi Census is only about 1-2 years away. Lets make sure our voice is heard this time.
    Posted: Wednesday 2 July 2008
  • The Jedi Church has had a sudden surge in visitors. Could this bbc news link be the reason?
    Posted: Tuesday 22 April 2008
  • An article is being considered fro deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. Please review this and make your submissions.
    Posted: Monday 1 October 2007
  • The census seems happy to compile that our society has approximately 1000 satanists, 2000 witches, 192 druids, and has decided that Jedi, should be "outside scope".
    Posted: Tuesday 23 January 2007
  • Posted: Sunday 5 February 2006
  • I note in the last census that some answers to the religion question were not counted as certain religions were not included in the official religions list.

    We feel it is extremely important that answers which are "recognised but not counted" shou
    Posted: Thursday 19 January 2006
  • 31.08.2002
    By ALAN PERROTT
    More than 120,000 New Zealanders and Australians claim the Force is with them.

    The return of the Jedi who ruled a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away began with a tongue-in-cheek email campaign before the NZ Cens
    Posted: Thursday 5 February 2004
  • By Lester Haines
    Posted: 28/01/2004 at 16:19 GMT
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    Long, long ago, in a news galaxy some considerable distance from reality, we reported on attempts to get Jedi recognised as an official
    Posted: Thursday 5 February 2004
  • Tuesday, May 13, 2003

    OTTAWA -- May the Force be with you. And also with you. Amen.

    An astonishing 20,000 Canadians declared themselves to be followers of the religion of Jedi, the guardians of peace and justice in the Star Wars flicks, Stati
    Posted: Thursday 5 February 2004
  • Seven people in every thousand in England and Wales gave their religion as 'Jedi' in the 2001 Census.
    Posted: Thursday 13 February 2003
  • More than 120,000 New Zealanders and Australians claim the Force is with them.

    The return of the Jedi who ruled a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away began with a tongue-in-cheek email campaign before the NZ Census in March last year.

    If 8000 New Zealanders stated they were disciples of Star Wars characters Yoda and Luke Skywalker, the email claimed, the Jedi Order would become a recognised religion.

    Despite only one week's notice, 53,715 people did just that - unofficially showing this country has more Jedi Knights than Buddhist, Baptists, Mormons, Hindu and Ratana Christians.
    Posted: Saturday 31 August 2002
  • Read the Wikipedia story
    Posted: Tuesday 1 January 2002

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Links

BBC Article 2001

Jedi Census Site

Information regarding the international attempts to have the Jedi religion officially recognised in census results, despite the large number of people who answer this question correctly.

Jedi census phenomenon

The Jedi census phenomenon was a grassroots movement in 2001 for citizens in a few English-speaking countries to record their religion as "Jedi" or "Jedi Knight"

Starwars - The Movie

Like all religions, movies are made about important moments in history. Think about all the New Testament movies ever made. George Lucas has done a great job here.

UK 2001 jedi statistics - 0.7% are Jedi in UK

0.7% of England and Wales are members of the Jedi church as per the last UK census. Brighton by far as the most consolidated jedi population, where 1 in 50 people are Jedi's

 

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