“I’m considering it as holy water. I’m not checking with anybody. I don’t want to know. Some things it’s better not to know,” Brady said. “I mean, the Pope drank out of it, the Pope handled it … It’s good enough for me.”

As for the glass? Brady is going to get it authenticated — fingerprints lifted and all.

He’s done it before, when he swiped President Barack Obama’s glass after his inauguration in 2009. He insists he didn’t drink from that cup.