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 plot of the TV series “The Young Pope” focuses on the life of the fictional Pope Pius XIII, born Lenny Belardo, who becomes the first Pope of American-born. Belardo is a person with a complex nature and destiny. He’s an unconventional, contradictory, revolutionary Pope in history. Lanny has his own views on the place of the Catholic Church in the world and its reform. He’s also full of compassion for the weak and the poor. The newly elected Pope is ready to defend his views at any cost. The intrigues, the struggle for a place under the sun, scandals, secrets, hatred, jealousy and religion are closely intertwined in the backstage life of the Vatican…Read more »