Aid group assisting Christians in Iraq will receive most of the money
The sale of a Lamborghini donated by the car manufacturer and autographed by Pope Francis has raised € 715,000. The funds will be donated mainly to benefit Christians in Iraq, reported the Italian branch of Aid to the Church in Need (ACN).
The vehicle—a unique model from the Huracan line —was auctioned May 12 bySotheby’s in Monaco.
“The final touch was added by the pope himself, who signed the hood of the car” last November 15, highlights the announcement of lot 161. The sale far exceeded estimates:Sotheby’sestimated its value between 250,000 and 350,000 euros, the list price of such a model.