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25th Aug 2018

Good Lord – Sky News Made A Major Blunder As The Pope Landed In Ireland

James Fenton

Whether you agree with the Papal Visit or not, today marks a historic occasion in Irish history as a serving Pope visits our shores for the first time in 39 years.

You think then, wouldn’t you, that our international media friends might be able to at least get the name of our country right?

Not Sky News evidently, as the UK outlet spent a large part of their live coverage this morning with a banner reading ‘Pope In England’ moving across the screen.

A number of Twitter users spotted the blunder and shared pictures online…

They must be doing it on purpose at this stage?

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