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Of the decisions made by both A clearly written history that leads us to where we are in the church today Glad I read this Anthony McCarten s play The Pope which is the basis for the film The Two Popes feels very much like a rough draft for his eventual screenplay While the film and McCarten s screenplay would ultimately make this story about Pope Benedict and Pope While the film and McCarten s screenplay would ultimately make this story about Pope Benedict and Pope it s strange to me how much McCarten s play introduces all sorts of superfluous characters most of whom are almost non existent in the original film I think after writing the play McCarten must ve realized that he could make this story simpler when it s almost entirely about those two popesI do admire the simplicity of this play though only two acts the latter of which focuses on just these two popes talking These moments between them are certainly the most interesting part of this story and I almost wish the entire play was just these two in conversation Also due to the limitations of the play format as opposed to film I like how much simpler this play is than the film The film oes into flashbacks that I only felt took me out of the film and muddled the basic idea too much But here all that flashback material is told through conversation and I find the story to be stronger because of itAgain it s hard to see this as anything than a
#rough draft for the film though I believe McCarten must have started the screenplay before this play even premiered and #draft for the film though I believe McCarten must have started the screenplay before this play even premiered and even wrote a supplemental book further explaining the history of these two popes The Pope ends up feeling like a solid idea that will be fleshed out in a stronger way through further iterations. Y for The Two Popes Anthony McCarten masterfully weaves their stories into one BOSH!: The Cookbook: Simple Recipes. Amazing Food. All Plants. gripping narrative From Benedict and Francis's formative experiences in war torn Germany and Argentina to the sexual abuse scandal that continues to rock the Church to its foundations to the intrigue and the occasional comedy of life in the Vatican The Popelitters with the darker and the lighter details of one of the world's most opaue but significant institutio. Ut it apparently slapping her hand twice only to #APOLOGIZE TO HER LATER IN A PUBLIC SERMON SHOWING #to her later in a public sermon showing the kindness Confessions of an Air Ambulance Doctor gentle nature th Not everyone s choice I feel but I had a personal interest and found it a worthwhile read I picked up this book because I saw the preview for the Netflix film and I wanted toet the story While the sections on the conclaves from 2005 and 2013 were Mr. Jelly's Business good the rest of the book was meh and it didn t really provide anything new that wasn t already known from articles documentaries etc To that extent it s not really meant to be a history like a review of all of the articles and documentaries produced to this moment But to be fair I also said the same about McCarten s book Darkest Hour 45Vatican in the news and me reading this book Such a cool coincidence Anthony McCarten rose to fame with his nonfiction book Darkest Hour whichot Gary Oldman an Oscar after he transformed himself into a Victori I am not Catholic but I was swept up in the story of these two I was swept up in the story of these two McCarten does a wonderful job telling intermingling their histories as well as the history of the church He respectfully satisfies the curiosity one has for the secret Vatican traditions and then catapults the reader into the meat of this event what came before to cause it and the impact it into the meat of this event what came before to cause it and the impact it had and is still having on the world This is a story I honestly didn t think I cared about but has become one of my most moving reads of the year Excellent history on these two men Benedict and Francis The backgrounds of both of these men surprised me The author did an excellent job of comparing and contrasting them As well he explains some. TouchWhy did Benedict walk away at the height of power knowing his successor might be someone whose views might undo his legacy How did Francis who used to ride the bus to work back in his native Buenos Aires adjust to life as leader to a billion followers If as the Church teaches the pope is infallible how can two living popes who disagree on almost everything both be rightHaving immersed himself in these men's lives to write the screenpla. Interesting book highlighting the lifes of the two popes Francis and Benedict where for the first time since 15th century there was 2 living popes Author Anthony McCarten is listed as a novelist and while this book looks like a
Historical Account I Haveaccount I have a number of inconsistencies that make me affirm that it is in fact a historical novel albeit current history There are numerous footnotes which also ive the appearance of being a critical narrative However many of McCarten s sources are encyclopedia entries or interviews in the popular press Many of these kinds of sources are actually deeply antagonistic to Bergoglio andor Ratzinger and there is little in the way of sources to counter that antagonism Having said this I recommend the BOOK IT IS A GOOD NOVEL It is a ood novel written and understood as literature it raises many important and legitimate uestions that I as a member of the Church feel we need to continually ask ourselves Thanks Anthony McCarten Well done The Two Popes written by Anthony McCartenNine out of 10Pope Francis has just been in the news and not for some challenge to the conservative establishment and doctrine of one of the oldest institutions in the world representing a community which is larger than one billion although they talk in this very Gökyüzü Mavi Kaldı good movie about the loss of men and women who abandon the Catholic church in the Western world albeit seem to adhere in the emerging countries where they discuss about ways to adapt to difficult circumstances such as allowing priests to marry in remote parts of the A couple of days ago around New Year s Eve a woman hadrabbed the pontiff and he was uite upset abo. In February 2013 the arch conservative Pope Benedict XVI made a startling announcement he would resign making him the first pope to willingly vacate his office in over 700 years Reeling from the news the College of Cardinals rushed to Rome to congregate in the Sistine Chapel to pick his successor Their unlikely choice Francis the first non European pope in 1200 years a one time tango club bouncer a passionate soccer fan a man with the common. .