Pope blesses Harley-Davidson bikers

Pope Francis blessed hundreds of Harley-Davidson

bikers on Sunday, June 16. Harley-Davidson is currently celebrating its

110-year anniversary.

Pope Francis blesses bikies

Pope Francis has blessed thousands of Harley Davidson riders as the bikies descended on Sunday mass.

Pope Frances Celebrates Holy Mass for the "Evangelium Vitae" Day

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - JUNE 16: Crowd of faithful attend the mass for the 'Evangelium Vitae' Day at St. Peter's Square on June 16, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. (Photo by Giorgio Cosulich/Getty Images)

Pope Frances Celebrates Holy Mass for the "Evangelium Vitae" Day

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - JUNE 16: Pope Francis attends the celebration of the mass for the 'Evangelium Vitae' Day at St. Peter's Square on June 16, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. (Photo by Giorgio Cosulich/Getty Images)

Pope Frances Celebrates Holy Mass for the "Evangelium Vitae" Day

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - JUNE 16: Pope Francis attends the celebration for the 'Evangelium Vitae' Day at St. Peter's Square on June 16, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. (Photo by Giorgio Cosulich/Getty Images)

Pope Frances Celebrates Holy Mass for the "Evangelium Vitae" Day

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - JUNE 16: Pope Francis waves to the faithful as he arrives on popemobile to celebrate the mass for 'Evangelium Vitae' Day at at St. Peter's Square on June 16, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. (Photo by Giorgio Cosulich/Getty Images)

The Pope Is a Motor Cycle Guy, Apparently

Bikers blessing from the Pope

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.

Harley riders gather at Vatican for blessing of the bikes

In honor of Harley-Davidson's 110th anniversary, riders gathered at the Vatican to receive a special blessing from Pope Francis.