The Young Pope Season 1
The Young Pope Season 1
First Air Date: October 21, 2016
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1x10 Episode 10 (November 18, 2016)
The pope considers an appropriate course of action regarding Archbishop Kurtwell; Father Tomasso gets a promotion; Sister Mary takes on a new role; the prospect of a reconciliation leads the pope to make a change of travel plans and policy.
1x09 Episode 9 (November 18, 2016)
Lenny and Sister Mary relive a momentous incident from the past as the pope faces the prospect of an unthinkable loss in the present; in New York, Gutierrez faces daunting odds in his ongoing investigation of Kurtwell.
1x08 Episode 8 (November 11, 2016)
Lenny and Sister Mary deal with a shared loss in their own peculiar ways; Sofia suggests that the new pope embark on his first trip abroad; Lenny is heartened by a visit from his favorite author and dismayed by the sudden departure of a friend.
1x07 Episode 7 (November 11, 2016)
Voiello considers new and familiar scenarios to take down Lenny; Sister Mary struggles with her conscience; Lenny is distracted by the possibility of a family reunion; Dussolier informs the pope he wants to return to Honduras.
1x06 Episode 6 (November 04, 2016)
Lenny meets with the Italian prime minister; Cardinal Gutierrez reluctantly moves out of the Vatican for his new assignment abroad; Dussolier assumes his new duties; Voiello is questioned about Tonino; Ester's miracle comes true.
1x05 Episode 5 (November 04, 2016)
Voiello orchestrates a scandalous scenario designed to cripple the pope; Lenny decamps with Andrew Dussolier; Pius XIII decides to address the College of Cardinals in the Sistine Chapel.
1x04 Episode 4 (October 28, 2016)
Cardinal Voiello urges the young Pope Pius XIII to finally deal with the abuse scandal surrounding American Cardinal Kurtwell. The Pope shocks Voiello by requesting to remove all homosexuals from the Catholic Church without regard to the person. Voiello then tries to force Esther, the wife of a Swiss guardsman, to seduce the pope.
1x03 Episode 3 (October 28, 2016)
Lenny plans to lead a resurgence of conservative Christianity as his former mentor, Cardinal Spencer, struggles with Cardinal Voiello over their inability to control Lenny. Lenny forces Voiello to reveal that liberal forces in the College of Cardinals blocked Spencer's election as Pope, resulting in an agreement between the two men to use Lenny as a puppet. When Lenny threatens to excommunicate Voiello, the liberal cardinal is forced to swear loyalty to him. Later, a chance encounter with Esther, the wife of a member of the Swiss Guard, results in Lenny having a seizure in her presence.
1x02 Episode 2 (October 21, 2016)
After his inaugural speech makes it clear that he will not be manipulated, Lenny makes enemies within the Vatican. However, he gains one ardent follower.
1x01 Episode 1 (October 21, 2016)
After being elected Pope, Lenny Belardo must navigate the politics of Vatican City. He shocks the Vatican with his desire to reject both publicity and the liberal philosophy of his predecessor.