The Pope Emeritus, what an odd formulation that is, must be gritting his teeth, or laughing out loud, at the type of puff press coverage that his successor is getting. I think the shark, or rather the lamb, was jumped yesterday:
The title of the story that the picture is taken from is:
“Photos Of Pope Francis And Lamb At The Nativity Scene On Epiphany Make Us So Happy”.
An odd title for a piece on the left wing Huffington Post regarding a Catholic pope to be sure, but fairly typical for the type of glowing press coverage that Pope Francis has been getting. What a change from the coverage that Pope Benedict got! If he had snuggled up to a lamb it would have been suggested that he was going to eat it, abuse it or enlist it in the Hitler Youth.