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“Being Argentine, they thought I would call myself Jesus II” and not Francis

Wednesday, April 29th 2015 - 08:40 UTC
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After meeting Pope Francis at the Vatican on Tuesday, the president of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, told his two million Twitter followers that the pontiff had spoken enthusiastically about his coming visit to the country and had even told him a self-deprecating joke about the Argentines. Read full article


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  • Clyde15

    The man has a sense of humour !

    Apr 29th, 2015 - 11:12 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Nightingale

    no one stereotypes argies, cos they are quite insignificant in the real world

    Apr 29th, 2015 - 11:56 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    Perhaps our argie trolls might notice that 'their' pope doesn't seem to be too impressed with them.

    Apr 29th, 2015 - 01:12 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    Very true.

    Apr 29th, 2015 - 01:18 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Britworker

    oh my what a howler, I bet the hours just flew by.

    Apr 29th, 2015 - 04:24 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    “After relaying the joke, Correa was quick to add that he meant no disrespect for the people of Argentina, stressing that the words were the pope’s own.”

    Coward, just like his old man who was a drug dealer “which is not illegal” according to Korea.

    Apr 29th, 2015 - 08:24 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • gordo1

    'He then revealed that Pope Francis had poked fun at the stereotypical ARROGANCE of Argentines.”

    Apr 30th, 2015 - 06:02 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jmackiej

    So the Pope like a bit of casual racism now and again.

    Though be careful not to remark about the speck in your brothers eye and ignore the whopping big log in your own Mr Bergoglio..

    May 05th, 2015 - 07:53 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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