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The Diocese of Ossory - in an appeal to its 85,000 parishioners in Kilkenny, Laois and Offaly - stated: "The overall cost to the Church in Ireland for hosting WMOF comes to [euro]19.4million.
Malazarte, who registered as the 2,500th volunteer to the WMOF event, moved to Ireland from the Philippines about 17 years ago.
It was likely the first time in WMOF history that an openly gay man (O'Shea) spoke without declaring himself an avowed celibate.
He will then return to Dublin for the closing centrepiece of the WMOF event - an outdoor Mass in front of an expected congregation of half a million people in Phoenix Park.
"We are singing because no openly LGBTI voice will be heard at the WMOF during the three-day event and there will be no images of LGBTI families on display either."
The WMOF said it they will do its best to keep volunteers close to where family and friends will be.
WMOF 2018's secretary general Fr Timothy Bartlett said: "While I was cautious at the beginning, and while I am a little surprised every part of the event is booked out six weeks in advance, I am not surprised at all by the incredibly high levels of interest.
Speaking on RTE's Morning Ireland, WMOF spokeswoman Brenda Drumm said demand has been high and that tickets are available on a first-come-firstserved basis.
But WMOF organisers said security measures have been put in place to ensure tickets are not sold on by touts.
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