Pope Francis Celebrates Birthday by Donating 400 Sleeping Bags

December 19, 2014 2:07 PM

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Pope Francis Celebrates Birthday by Donating 400 Sleeping Bags

After Pope Francis got a cake and an impromptu tango flash mob for his 78th birthday Wednesday, he made sure Rome’s homeless got a gift, too -- sleeping bags emblazoned with the papal coat of arms.

The pontiff donated 400 of the sleeping bags to homeless people in the Italian capital, the Vatican said, continuing his tradition of helping the poor on his birthday.

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