Group of priests caught joking about the Pope dying on their YouTube channel

February 29, 2024

Read our privacy notice Thanks for signing up to theBreaking News email {{ #verifyErrors }} {{ message }} {{ /verifyErrors }} {{ ^verifyErrors }} Something went wrong. Please try again later {{ /verifyErrors }}A bishop has rebuked comments made by priests on their YouTube channel about praying for Pope Francis to die as soon as possible. The pope, who is 87, had checks at the Tiber Island hospital after his weekly general audience, the statement said, without providing further details. Pope Francis delivers his speech during his weekly general audience in the Paul VI Hall (Copyright 2024 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)The pontiff earlier skipped a reading at his Wednesday weekly audience, delegating the task to an aide and telling the faithful he was still not well.