Wandering popes, real and fictional: “We have a pope”


  Almost a year ago (April 5, 2012) I reviewed Nanni Moretti's dramedy "We have a Pope". Click here for the full review. Here is the sidebar I wrote to accompany the review: Wandering popes, real and fictional For “We Have a Pope,” Italian director Nanni Moretti seems to draw on previous stories about wandering popes and those who resigned, real and fictional. Ignazio Silone’s 1968 The Story of a Humble Christian offers a fictional imagining of the true-life … [Read more...]