SUPERMAN - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SUPERMAN News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Pope Francis: I’m no Superman, just a ‘man who laughs and cries’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57638007-80/church-francis-pope-benedict.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57638007-80/church-francis-pope-benedict.html.csp">Pope Francis: I’m no Superman, just a ‘man who laughs and cries’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ERIC J. LYMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Religion News Service</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-05T16:18:32.717-06:00">Updated Mar 5, 2014 04:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rome • In a wide-ranging interview with the Italian daily Corriere della Sera, Pope Francis said media and popular culture references comparing him to Superman are “offensive” because he’s just a regular guy. Reflecting on his first anniversary as pontiff, the pope also addressed the sex scandals facing the church and allowed that he might one day decide to retire as his predecessor did. Last month, graffiti appeared near the Vatican depicting the pontiff as a kind of holy man of steel, armed wi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57638007@www.sltrib.com Wed, 05 Mar 2014 16:18:32 MDT