The Popecast

By Matthew Sewell

The unvarnished, non-boring history of the popes of the Roman Catholic Church – told in a way to remind us that the world and the Church’s problems today have happened plenty of times before. For early access and extra bonus stuff, check out patreon.com/thepopecast.

  1. 1.
    The Other Pope Named John Paul (Venerable John Paul I)
    23:20
  2. 2.
    The Pope Who Hired a Warrior Cardinal (Innocent VI)
    11:52
  3. 3.
    A Habsburg Shares the Story of Pope St. Gregory the Great
    30:56
  4. 4.
    The Pope Who Really REALLY Didn't Want the Job (Blessed Victor III)
    15:32
  5. 5.
    The Greatest Pope You've Never Heard Of (Sixtus V)
    24:24
  6. 6.
    The Pope Whose Family Was the Literal Worst (Benedict VIII)
    8:13
  7. 7.
    The Pope Who Was Ridiculously Good Looking (Conon)
    8:24
  8. 8.
    The Pope Who Told Us When to Celebrate Easter (St. Victor I)
    12:21
  1. 9.
    The Pope Who Wasn't Even a Priest Yet (Nicholas III)
    17:40
  2. 10.
    The First Assassinated Pope (John VIII)
    12:38
  3. 11.
    The Last Pope...Alphabetically (St. Zosimus)
    13:40
  4. 12.
    The Pope Who Died of the Plague (Pope Pelagius II)
    11:26
  5. 13.
    Quizzical Papist Crossover w/ Fr. Brad and Grace
    33:32
  6. 14.
    Scandals, Canon Law, and Freemasonry with The Pillar's JD Flynn and Ed Condon
    52:36
  7. 15.
    Pope Benedict XVI (An Interview with Fr. Harrison from Clerically Speaking)
    49:20
  8. 16.
    EXTRA: Pope Francis' New Apostolic Letter on St. Joseph
    31:01
  9. 17.
    The Immaculate Conception and the Popes
    17:53
  10. 18.
    The Pope Who Called a Crusade (Pope Clement III)
    11:50
  11. 19.
    The Pope Who Baptized the Pantheon (Pope St. Boniface IV)
    10:56
  12. 20.
    The Pope Who Won a Contested Election (Pope St. Cornelius)
    12:18
  13. 21.
    The Last Pope to Write about Witches (Pope Gregory XV)
    11:50
  14. 22.
    The Second Dominican Pope (Blessed Benedict XI)
    11:18
  15. 23.
    Pope Francis Apostolic Letter on St. Jerome (For the 1600th anniversary of his death)
    37:52
  16. 24.
    The OTHER Saint Paul (Pope St. Paul I)
    12:02
  17. 25.
    The Other OTHER Saint John (Pope St. John I)
    9:08
  18. 26.
    The Pope After Peter (St. Linus)
    12:58
  19. 27.
    Pope Peter: An Interview w/ Author Joe Heschmeyer
    52:18
  20. 28.
    How are popes elected? (Episode 50 Special)
    23:48
  21. 29.
    The Pope Who Baptized Coffee (Clement VIII)
    12:38
  22. 30.
    The Pope Who Wrote a Romance Novel (Pius II)
    20:45
  23. 31.
    The Pope Who Canceled Rome (Adrian IV)
    12:29
  24. 32.
    The Eleventh Pope (St. Anicetus)
    9:32
  25. 33.
    The Pope Who Fought the Destruction of Statues (St. Gregory II)
    14:52
  26. 34.
    The Pope Who Thought He Was Too Old (Pope Clement X)
    13:14
  27. 35.
    The Pope Who Said Putting a Corpse on Trial is Bad (Pope John IX)
    11:50
  28. 36.
    Two MORE Papal Difficulties (Interview on the Classical Theism Podcast)
    33:12
  29. 37.
    PART THREE - The Pope Who Destroyed Communism (Pope St. John Paul II)
    23:58
  30. 38.
    BONUS: Letter of Pope Benedict XVI for the 100th Birthday of Pope St. John Paul II
    12:36
  31. 39.
    PART TWO – The Pope Who Destroyed Communism (Pope St. John Paul II)
    23:58
  32. 40.
    PART ONE – The Pope Who Destroyed Communism (Pope St. John Paul II)
    19:09
  33. 41.
    The Pope Who Didn't Back Down (St. Sixtus II)
    14:02
  34. 42.
    Answering Two Papal Objections (Interview on the Classical Theism podcast)
    33:15
  35. 43.
    The Pope Who Canceled the Jesuits (Pope Clement XIV)
    16:58
  36. 44.
    A Review of Netflix's "The Two Popes" (w/ Taylor Schroll of Forte Catholic)
    39:52
  37. 45.
    The Pope Who Made Christmas Official (St. Julius I)
    16:58
  38. 46.
    EXTRA: Pope Francis' Apostolic Letter on the Nativity Scene
    18:42
  39. 47.
    The (Bad) Pope Caught in Bed With Another Man's Wife (Pope John XII)
    17:21
  40. 48.
    The Lesser-Known Defender of Rome (St. Gelasius I)
    13:58
  41. 49.
    The Last Martyred Pope (St. Martin I)
    12:36
  42. 50.
    The (Bad) Pope of the Protestant Reformation (Pope Leo X)
    16:45

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