POPE WATCH: What the pope is giving as gifts on his travels

January 16, 2015 9:38 AM

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Popes always bring along gifts for the hundreds of dignitaries they greet during trips, and Pope Francis is no different.

In Sri Lanka, Francis handed out small bronze medallions with an engraved replica of the Our Lady of Madhu shrine that he visited in the north. The shrine became a place of refuge during the country's 25-year civil war.

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