Pope Francis' iPad Fetches $30,500 at Auction

PHOTO: An iPad that belonged to Pope Francis that will be auctioned for charity is pictured in Montevideo on March 25, 2015. Miguel Rojo/AFP/Getty Images
An iPad that belonged to Pope Francis that will be auctioned for charity is pictured in Montevideo on March 25, 2015.

Pope Francis' old iPad sold for $30,500 at an auction in Uruguay this week with the proceeds benefiting a high school in the country.

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Castells, the Uruguayan auction house that handled the bidding, told ABC News the pontiff gave the iPad to a Uruguayan priest with the hope that he would find a way to do something good with the tablet.

The priest donated the iPad to the Francisco de Paysandu high school, which will receive the $30,500 windfall from the holiest iPad.

Castells declined to disclose who purchased the device or the nationality of the winning bidder.

PHOTO: Pope Francis is pictured on April 15, 2014 in St. Peters Square at the Vatican.Vincenzo Pinto/AFP/Getty Images
Pope Francis is pictured on April 15, 2014 in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican.

Pope Francis said during a Google+ Hangout in February that he doesn't know how to work a computer, but that hasn't stopped the Argentinean from being a technology evangelist.

Aside from tweeting and participating in two Google+ Hangouts, Pope Francis has also proclaimed the Internet to be a "gift from God."

Let's just hope he remembered to disable his iCloud before handing over that iPad.

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