In this classic tale by Paul Gallico (originally released in 1973), Pepino learns that his donkey is dying, and he must find a way to save him. He asks his church's rector if he can take the donkey to the tomb of St. Francis, but his request is denied. Pepino refuses to give up and travels all the way to Rome to get the pope's permission. What will happen to Pepino and his beloved pet? Find out in this touching story of a boy and his faith.