World Youth Day in Sydney

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Over 250,000 young people from around the world are gathered in Sydney, Australia for Catholic World Youth Day.

Unfortunately, the darker side of Sydney is trying to dim the light by offering discounts in their brothel for anyone carrying a WYD accreditation card.

Reflecting the religious fervor in Sydney, “Ratzinger Rules” was spray painted on a war memorial overnight. Josef Ratzinger is the birth name of Pope Benedict. But despite the influx of Catholic pilgrims, Sydney’s darker side remained not far from the surface. A Sydney brothel welcomed pilgrims, urging “potential sinners to commit their sins” before the Pope leaves Australia. The brothel offered a 10 percent discount to anyone with a WYD accreditation card.

Read more on this story at the Washington Post.

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