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A Jeepney For Pope Francis’ Philippine Visit

A Jeepney For Pope FrancisThe Vatican has just released photographs of the Jeepney for Pope Francis’ 2015 Philippine visit.

Pope Francis, widely known (and respected) for his simple lifestyle, has rejected the luxury Mercedes Benz vehicles preferred by previous pontiffs.  The 78 year old pope caused quite a buzz in 2013 when he gave up the famed armored and bulletproof “pope mobile”. In its place, Pope Francis’ vehicle is a donated used  30-year-old Renault 4 with 186,000 miles on the odometer. Continue reading A Jeepney For Pope Francis’ Philippine Visit