'The Two Popes' is an effective propaganda film that portrays the united Church

'The Two Popes' is an effective propaganda film that portrays the united Church

D.R.

Work by Fernando Meirelles narrates relationship between Benedict XVI and Francis.

For "Two Popes", two hypothesis. In the first, Pope Francis has managed to bend the conservative opposition inside the Vatican and is beginning to impose his reformist line on the Catholic Church, this movie being the first downright advertising progress of an action that will rediscover the public lost by the catholic (mostly to the Neo-charismatic movements) in the traditionalist pontificates of John Paul II and Benedict XVI.

In the second, Francisco still struggles to impose his vision and, in this case, a movie in which he dialogues for long and frankly with his predecessor also makes sense.

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