Popes on the go

Through the years, popes have relied on various forms of transportation. The modes have been based on practicality as well as the need to be close to the people in the crowds. But after an assassination attempt on Pope John Paul II in 1981, the "popemobile" became enclosed. Pope Francis uses a more open-air version and sometimes takes a common car for a ride.

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