The Venetian Patriarchate officially expressed indignation at the series of Paolo Sorrentino “the New Pope”, according to Italian news channel Rai News 24.
Special discontent caused the screen saver shows. Her nuns in their underwear dancing under a neon cross. The Patriarchate of Venice, called such “the use of religious symbols offensive,” and the series called “provocative fantasy” of the Director.
Principal photography of “a New Pope” were just in Venice, not the Vatican. In particular, in the monastery of San Giorgio, where it was taken mentioned saver.
“The new Pope” was launched on the cable channel HBO on 10 January.