Pope: The Most Powerful Man in History

Pope: The Most Powerful Man in History

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Go inside the Vatican to reveal the true power held by popes throughout the ages. The six-part docuseries explores how 12 apostles became 1.2 billion Catholics today, linking recent news events surrounding the Vatican with their unexpected origins.

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Go inside the Vatican to reveal the true power held by popes throughout the ages. The docuseries explores how 12 apostles became 1.2 billion Catholics today, linking recent news events surrounding the Vatican with their unexpected origins.

The Rise of the Pope
1. The Rise of the Pope

The episode examines how the papacy and Catholicism, against all odds, spread th...

The Resignation of Benedict XVI
2. The Resignation of Benedict XVI

The episode examines the resignations of popes throughout history and the nature...

The Price of Progress
3. The Price of Progress

The episode examines the increase of corruption as popes acquired temporal power...

Revolution: A Church Divided
4. Revolution: A Church Divided

The episode examines the events that led to the splintering of what was once a u...

The Wartime Popes
5. The Wartime Popes

The episode examines the pope who bore witness to the Nazi party’s rise and the ...

Courage, Change, and the Modern Papacy
6. Courage, Change, and the Modern Papacy

The episode examines Pope John Paul II, the first celebrity pope, and how his re...

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