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Pope Francis to sell his Harley-Davidson bike

Wednesday, 15 January 2014 - 3:14pm IST | Agency: ANI

Pope Francis is reportedly auctioning his 1,585 cc Harley-Davidson Dyna Super Glide next month, the proceeds of which, will go to Caritas Roma, a Catholic charity.

The Pope signed his papal name ‘Francesco’ in Italian, on the gas tank of the bike that was gifted to him by the motorcycle company in June 2013.

According to ABC News, funds raised by the action will be put to use for the renovation of the charity’s Don Luigi di Liegro hostel and soup kitchen based at Rome’s Termini railway station.

The worth of the Harley-Davidson bike is estimated between 17,770 dollars and 20,500 dollars.


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