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. Jude Law and Diane Keaton star in this ten part modern-day drama created by Academy Award® winning director Paolo Sorrentino.
The series tells us about the beginning of the pontificate Lenny Belardo. He becomes the first American Pope in history. When he was young, he became head of the Catholic Church. He was raised by a nun sister Mary. She educated him and instilled him a love for priestly service since childhood. Their parents left him with Mary and went in Venice. When Lenny got older, nun gave him for education to the American cardinal Michael Spencer. He was the perfect candidate for the pontificate. But thanks to the intrigues of influential cardinals, Lenny Belardo was elected the head of the Catholic Church. They hoped that they will be able to manage of inexperienced young ruler. Because he didn't have ties among officials in the Vatican. But they were wrong... Belardo is very conservative and capricious personality, as it turned out. He firmly decides, and he no one goes on about. The cardinals were in shock, but ago nothing back. Lenny is a very attractive and tempted by pernicious habits. But he is a good ruler and a wise priest.He shows kindness and compassion to people.Read more »