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The Borgias

The Borgias' David Oakes Talks About What's Next for Juan in Season Two

Morgan Glennon | Posted 02.27.2012 | TV
Morgan Glennon

Like all good soapy historical dramas The Borgias is full of sex, murder, inappropriate sibling relationships and very pretty costumes.

The Beatification Of John Paul II And The Express Canonization Protection Program

Michele Somerville | Posted 07.10.2011 | Religion
Michele Somerville

The current pope has much to gain by expediting the canonization of his predecessor. The fanfare that accompanies canonization promises to create a useful diversion for Ratzinger.

Showtime Reveals Skeletons In The Catholic Church's Closet

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 06.07.2011 | Religion
Cathleen Falsani

In its new Sunday night series, The Borgias, Showtime has found the magic combination for ultimate crowd appeal in a scintillating soap opera about a bad-boy pope.

Showtime Soap Opera Features History's Bad-Boy Pope

Posted 05.31.2011 | Religion

By Francis X. Rocca Religion News Service VATICAN CITY (RNS) Modern popes have had their fans and detractors, but few would dispute their reputati...

Spring Thaw 2011: Television Finally Comes to Life

Ed Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

Is April the new September? The official season may have been an only sporadically satisfying slog so far, but a host of uncommonly ambitious programs are about to make spring the new fall.