Mexican bishops announce papal Mass tickets are free
Mexico City, Mexico, Mar 1, 2012 / 04:08 pm (CNA).- Bishops in Mexico announced that tickets to attend the Mass Pope Benedict XVI will celebrate on March 25 in the city of Leon are not to be sold and are available free-of-charge.
Tickets will be made available starting March 12, first in the Archdiocese of Leon, and then to other dioceses throughout the country.
The Bishops’ Conference of Mexico and the government’s consumer protection agency, PROFECO, warned Mexicans to be on the lookout for scalpers attempting to profit from the papal visit by fraudulently selling tickets to the Mass.
Official information on the papal visit set for March 23-26 can be found at the bishops’ website at www.cem.org.mx and at the official website for the visit at www.benedictomexico.mx.
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