Pope blesses Lamborghini being auctioned for charity

The power of Christ meets the power of horse

Some of the funds raised from the auction will go to rebuilding homes, churches and public buildings in Iraq's Nineveh Plains that were devastated during three years of fighting by IS.

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"Give to the needy, stop tithing to the greedy, while one Port Harcourt pastor got a private jet and Rolls Royce on his 55th birthday, our Pope was selling a Lamborghini gifted to him, to raise money for charity".

Pope Francis took delivery of a custom Lamborghini Huracan on Wednesday, but the $200,000 supercar isn't destined to be the next popemobile.

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The money raised through the event will go toward several charities that the Pope has chosen, one of which is created to help Christians who are living as refugees in Kurdistan, helping them return to their communities in Iraq.

The vehicle was handed over to Pope Francis by Lamborghini CEO Stefano Domenicali.

The particular Lambo Huracan RWD donated to the Pope was the result of an idea pushed by the ad agency Riptide, Milan. The special edition pays tribute to the Vatican's flag. Members of the company's management board and two of the techs who built the specialty performance vehicle joined His Holiness and Domenicali. It is scheduled to be auctioned by RM Sotheby's on May 12, 2018.

One of the Fiat 500s that carried Pope Francis around NY during his US visit fetched a reported $300,000 from a philanthropist. All proceeds will go toward charities that the Pope has chosen, including two organizations that work primarily in Africa to help women and children in need.

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