Free Tickets To Pope's Mass In Philadelphia Now For Sale After being made available for free online, they're now fetching $150. The sellers apparently missed Francis' sermon this summer calling the "unfettered pursuit of money" the "dung of the devil."
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Free Tickets To Pope's Mass In Philadelphia Now For Sale

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Free Tickets To Pope's Mass In Philadelphia Now For Sale

Free Tickets To Pope's Mass In Philadelphia Now For Sale

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After being made available for free online, they're now fetching $150. The sellers apparently missed Francis' sermon this summer calling the "unfettered pursuit of money" the "dung of the devil."

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. Thousands of free tickets to attend the pope's open-air mass in Philadelphia were made available online this week and were snatched up within minutes. Not surprisingly, a lot of those tickets wound up back online for sale for up to $150 each. One seller defended her decision to resell her to ticket saying, America's a free market. Apparently she missed the pope's sermon this summer where he called the unfettered pursuit of money the dung of the devil. It's MORNING EDITION.

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