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Pope Francis Gets Lamborghini, Auctions it For a Noble Cause

World | Associated Press | November 15, 2017, 6:35 pm
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 Pope Francis received a fancy new Lamborghini as present from the luxury sports car maker on Wednesday (November 15). The car will be auctioned off by Sotheby's, with the proceeds going to charities including one aimed at helping rebuild Christian communities in Iraq that were devastated by the Islamic State group. (Image: AP)

Pope Francis received a fancy new Lamborghini as present from the luxury sports car maker on Wednesday (November 15). The car will be auctioned off by Sotheby's, with the proceeds going to charities including one aimed at helping rebuild Christian communities in Iraq that were devastated by the Islamic State group. (Image: AP)

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 Pope Francis speaks with Lamborghini CEO Stefano Domenicali in front of a Lamborghini donated to him by the luxury sports car maker, at the Vatican. (Image: AP)

Pope Francis speaks with Lamborghini CEO Stefano Domenicali in front of a Lamborghini donated to him by the luxury sports car maker, at the Vatican. (Image: AP)

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 Pope Francis writes on the bonnet of a Lamborghini donated to him by the luxury sports car maker, at the Vatican. (Image: AP)

Pope Francis writes on the bonnet of a Lamborghini donated to him by the luxury sports car maker, at the Vatican. (Image: AP)

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 Pope Francis blesses a Lamborghini donated to him by the luxury sports car maker, at the Vatican. (Image: AP)

Pope Francis blesses a Lamborghini donated to him by the luxury sports car maker, at the Vatican. (Image: AP)

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 Pope Francis speaks with CEO of Lamborghini Stefano Domenicali next to a white Lamborghini donated to the pontiff by the luxury sports car maker, at the Vatican. (Image: AP)

Pope Francis speaks with CEO of Lamborghini Stefano Domenicali next to a white Lamborghini donated to the pontiff by the luxury sports car maker, at the Vatican. (Image: AP)