Pope Francis quips ‘I am the devil’ next to John Paul
Vilnius, Lithuania • Pope Francis has acknowledged that his reputation pales a bit compared to St. John Paul II — at least as far as Poles are concerned.
Greeting journalists Saturday en route to Lithuania, Francis was given a book about the former pope by Polish photographer Grzegorz Galazka. Receiving the large book with a beaming John Paul on the cover, Francis quipped “[Pope John Paul II] was a saint, I am the devil.”
Laughing, Galazka immediately corrected him “No, you...