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Pope: The Most Powerful Man In History goes inside the Vatican to reveal the true power held by popes throughout the ages. The docuseries will explore how 12 apostles became 1.2 billion Catholics today, linking recent news events surrounding the Vatican with their unexpected origins. Nancy Glass and Randy Cousman serve as executive producers.

Pope: The Most Powerful Man in History is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (6 episodes). The series first aired on March 11, 2018.

Pope: The Most Powerful Man in History is available for streaming on the website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Pope: The Most Powerful Man in History on demand atHBO Max, Hulu online.

Sunday 10:00 PM et/pt on CNN
1 Season, 6 Episodes
March 11, 2018
Drama, History
Cast: Liam Neeson, Alexandru Aldea, Mark P Galbraith, Andrew Hunsicker
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Pope: The Most Powerful Man in History Full Episode Guide

  • The episode examines Pope John Paul II, the first celebrity pope, and how his reign represents the birth of the papacy as we know it today.

  • Examining the pope who bore witness to the Nazi Party's rise and the actions of the Catholic Church during one of the most tumultuous time in modern history.

  • The events that led to the splintering of what was once a universal church.

  • The increase of corruption as popes acquired temporal power and political influence.

  • Examining the resignations of popes throughout history and the nature of the pope's power.

  • An examination of the papacy and Catholicism and how, against all odds, it spread throughout Europe.