The Young Pope
Lenny Belardo, the youngest and first American Pope in the history of the Church, must establish his new papacy and navigate the power struggles of the closed, secretive Vatican.The Young Pope featuring Jude Law and Diane Keaton has one or more episodes streaming on HBO, available for purchase on iTunes, available for purchase on Google Play, and 4 others. It's a drama show with 10 episodes over 1 season. The Young Pope is still airing with no announced date for the next episode or season. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.4 (25,378 votes).
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Season 1HBO | Rent or Buy
S01 E01Oct 21, 2016
Episode 1 Oct 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.
S01 E02Oct 21, 2016
Episode 2 Oct 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.
S01 E03Oct 28, 2016
Episode 3 Oct 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.
S01 E04Oct 28, 2016
Episode 4 Oct 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.
S01 E05Nov 4, 2016
Episode 5 Nov 4, 2016 Voiello catches Pius in a compromising situation but hesitates to use the evidence against the Young Pope. More is revealed about Lenny's troubled past as he and Dussolier reconnect while running away from Sister Mary again. Gutierrez is assigned to an uncomfortable appointment in America. Upon the return of a famous papal headdress to the Vatican, Pius is finally prepared to deliver his opaque and rigid address to the Cardinals.
S01 E06Nov 4, 2016
Episode 6 Nov 4, 2016 Nine months into Lenny's papacy, he gives his first audience to the Italian prime minister. Dussolier carries out a controversial edict.
S01 E07Nov 11, 2016
Episode 7 Nov 11, 2016 Pius's opposition consolidates against him as his plan for a conservative revolution in the church continues to alienate the public. Sister Mary commits herself to deception. In the wake of a tragedy, Dussollier blames himself and decides to return to his mission in Honduras.