The once-free tickets to see Leftist Pope Bergoglio speak at Independence Hall in Philadelphia are now being sold on Craigslist for $500!
10,000 Tickets to See Pope Speak at Philadelphia’s Independence Hall Go in a Matter of Minutes!
Pope Francis is set to appears in three major public events in Philadelphia as part of his first visit to the United States.
Didn’t get a ticket to be up close for Pope Francis’ remarks outside Independence Hall? You’re not alone.
Free tickets to the Sept. 26 event in Philadelphia were gone with a matter of minutes after being made available on a World Meeting of Families Eventbrite page right at noon Tuesday.
By 12:04, the ticket page said “unavailable” and that “all tickets are with other customers.” A message reading, “there’s a chance tickets may become available, check back soon,” left the door open that more tickets could still be released.
By 12:18 p.m. the event page said “sold out” Within minutes, tickets began popping up on Ebay for as little as $125 and as much as $1,000 and up to $500 a piece on Craigslist.
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