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You Can Own Pope Francis’ Harley Davidson Motorcycle

You Can Own Pope Francis’ Harley Davidson Motorcycle

The Pope has announced that he will auction off two custom Harleys to raise money for the homeless. Back in June, a group of 35,000 Harley Davidson riders stopped by the Vatican during a ride to Rome for the 110th birthday of the Milwaukee-based bike-maker, and gave Pope Francis a unique present: A set of four custom motorcycles. The decked out hogs each have a Vatican seal, specifically designed for the Pope. But, as he has made known in the past, Pope Francis isn’t a big fan of material excess. He’s already given two of the bikes to the Vatican police force, and now he’s announced what his plans are for the other two motorcycles. The Pope will auction off the two Harleys to raise money for a hostel and soup kitchen for the homeless community in Rome. At the motorcycle rally this summer, the Pope greeted many of those gathered, but in a special message warned them that too much emphasis on material goods or temporal ideas can lead to God being “replaced by fleeting human idols which offer the intoxication of a flash of freedom, but in the end bring new forms of slavery and death” …

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