PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Officials with the World Meeting of Families say reservations for all 10,000 tickets for the Papal Mass were placed within 30 seconds Wednesday night.

Officials say 10,000 tickets were made available online beginning at 8:00 p.m. EST Wednesday on a first come, first served basis and individuals were limited to four (4) tickets per person.

The Papal Mass will be held on Sunday, September 27.



Earlier Wednesday, 10,000 tickets for the Festival of Families were made available online.

Officials say reservations for all tickets were placed within 30 seconds.

The Festival of Families will be held on Saturday, September 26.

For more information regarding the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, visit

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