ITV News Journalist Stumbles, Says Pope Francis “Death Was Announced” On Broadcast

The Twitterverse lit up, seizing on the error.
Pope Francis was addressing the crowd from the central balcony of St Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican.” />
eh, excuse me." "He said that vaccines should be made available to those most in need," she said, then added "His death was announced … Pentelow was reporting on the Pope's call for more people to get vaccinated and a papal plea for vaccine equality in all countries.
Announcer Kylie Pentelow was discussing the Pope's annual Christmas address on Saturday when she made the blunder.
"Someone get this newsreader a drink, STAT. We all make mistakes," one wrote.
No thanks to ITV News, which wrongly announced his death on live TV Christmas Day. Pope Francis, aka Jorge Mario Bergoglio, the 85-year-old Pope, is alive and well.
Added another "If the pope dies in the next six hours, the police will be knocking on ITV News' door…"

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