Pope's Choice of Ride on U.S. Visit Sparks Interest in Fiat 500L

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Pope Francis waves from the back of his Fiat after arriving from Cuba September 22, 2015 at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland.

Photographer: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

During his first trip to the U.S., Pope Francis has spoken in support of efforts to reduce poverty, welcome immigrants, and abolish the death penalty, but another endorsement is gaining attention as well: his ride.

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