Many tickets still available for Pope's visit to Great Britain
Catholic World News - September 13, 2010
Just days before the arrival of Pope Benedict XVI in Great Britain, organizers of the papal trip are not sure they will find takers for the 400,000 tickets available to the public ceremonies of the papal schedule.
The failure to sell out the tickets is being attributed to poor organization, low morale among the nation’s Catholics, and even the cost of tickets. Although Church officials insist that no one will be required to pay for the opportunity to attend a papal Mass, the tickets come with a suggested donation of up to £25.
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