Pope Francis Will Sell Off His Ritzy Gifts In Raffle For The Poor
A poster recently went up around the Vatican announcing the raffle of
13 objects as well as more than 30 unspecified “consolation prizes”.
In the past, most gifts given to popes have either been quietly given
away to missions, church institutions, or have gathered dust in a
Francis, the first Latin American pope, has made concern for the poor
one of the hallmarks of his papacy. He recently ordered shower stalls
to be built around the Vatican so that homeless people in the area could