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TODAY   |  June 17, 2013

Holy rollers: Pope blesses hundreds of Harleys

Pope Francis blessed thousands of Harley-Davidsons and their riders celebrating the manufacturer’s 110th anniversary.

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>> sight you don't see every day at the vatican. a blessing of the bikes by pope francis. he's amid a crowd of thousands of motorcyclists blessing them and that are harley davidson . this is the 110th anniversary. apparently the sound of the bike show was so loud it nearly drowned out the lord's prayer as the pope read to the crowd. earlier harley davidson gave him two white classic harleys for the vatican police force.

>> i could see him on the road.

>> here's the popemobile for you.

>> they came for the anniversary but got the blessing.

>> exactly.

>> the things you had to do, your bucket list thing, one was learn to ride a harley. one of the most fun segments i've ever