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The almost Renaissance-esque sex scene—you know the one—at the beginning of The Young Pope’s sixth episode sets up a rift between Cardinal Dussolier and Pope Pius XIII. One man gives in to the temptations of the flesh and one abstains, but what will happen to their friendship as the pope keeps pressuring the cardinals to get rid of “the homosexuals”? Managing Editor Laura M. Browning, News Editor Katie Rife, and Senior Editor Marah Eakin try to figure out where this is all headed.

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