Bikers' blessing from the Pope

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Bikers' blessing from the Pope

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Thundering Harley Harley Davidson motorbike engines resonated around the Vatican as hundreds of bikers received a blessing from Pope Francis.

They mingled alongside nuns and tens of thousands of faithful Catholics present at the Mass.

“Beautiful, absolutely beautiful,” said one biker who had gone to Rome to mark the 110th anniversary of the birth of the iconic bike.