Pope Francis skullcap sells for $113,000 on eBay

A skullcap, or zucchetto, belonging to Pope Francis has sold for $113,210 in an eBay sale.

The lot had been acquired by a TV presenter filming outside the Vatican, who had offered the pontiff a new one in exchange.

The presenter sold the item to benefit a humanitarian project in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Pope Francis gave the zucchetto to a TV presenter

In February a Harley-Davidson presented to Pope Francis by local bikers was auctioned for charity, realising $325,904 for a new soup kitchen.

We have a piece of carpet touched by Pope Benedict XVI's shoes during his visit to Westminster Cathedral in 2010.

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