The Messiah Himself
The Priest says, "If I am lucky, I guess I could become a Bishop."
"But, could you get any higher than that?" asks the Rabbi.
"I suppose that if my works are seen in a very good light that I might be made an Arch Bishop," said the Priest a bit cautiously.
"Is there any way that you might go higher than that?"
"Now, if all the Saints should smile, I guess I could be made a Cardinal", said the priest.
"Could you be anything higher than a Cardinal?" probed the Rabbi.
Hesitating just a little bit, the Priest said "I suppose that I could be elected Pope, but the odds there ..."
So the Rabbi interjects, "And could you be anything higher than that? What is there higher than the Pope?"
"What!!! I should be the Messiah himself!?!"
The Rabbi leaned back, smiled, and said, "Well you know, one of our boys made it..."