NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Local leaders are condemning the reported reselling of tickets for Pope Francis’ upcoming New York City visit.
The city and Archdiocese of New York recently handed out thousands of free tickets for the pope’s historic visit at the end of September through a lottery system.READ MORE: Stephen Sondheim, Legend Of The Broadway Musical, Dead At 91
Part of Pope Francis’ visit includes a procession through Central Park.
To see a complete schedule of the pope’s upcoming visit, click here.
Lottery ticket winners were announced on Friday, and according to published reports, ticket reselling began soon after.