Pope Death Watch
Friday, January 30, 2004
Some time ago, we reported on a strange vigil that was taking place in Rome. The Pope was suffering from Parkinson's Disease, and showing signs of fatigue. Many of his fellow Vatican residents have recognized the opportunity to profit from the morbid media spotlight on the Pope, and were providing journalists with hours of commentary and prime real estate within camera view of St. Peter's. More than a year later, not much has changed. Megan Williams filed this report on how the media prepare for a Papal death.