Here's something you might not have known: Pope Francis owns a Harley-Davidson. And he plans to auction off his hog to support organizations that help the homeless.
How in the world did his holiness come into possession of a Harley?
Earlier this year the pope gave a blessing to hundreds of Harley aficionados (and their rides) in St. Peter's Square, where he was presented with one. Money raised from the auction will go toward a Roman hostel and soup kitchen, the Daily Telegraph reports.
Pope Francis is well known for his work with the poor as well as his preference for cars that aren't exactly blinged out. During a recent trip to Brazil, Francis used a Fiat instead of the Mercedes-Benz popemobile. He has also been spotted in regular rides like Fords and Volkswagens, according to Rome Reports. As a cardinal, he reportedly favored public transportation.
Pope Francis has said he doesn't like seeing priests and sisters in new cars, according to the National Catholic Register.
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