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‘The Two Popes’ Is Too Much

Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce star in a prestige drama about powerful old men pontificating

The new Netflix movie The Two Popes was too far-fetched for me to believe. And the Bishop of Rome — the Vicar of Christ, the pontifex maximus, His Holiness — is a fantastical character to begin with. The Pope is the closest thing humans have to a wizard…




by John DeVore

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