Dec 13, 2019
Here’s one question you didn’t expect to ever ask yourself: can the Pope take a dead Pope to court? The answer is yes, but be ready for another surprising turn, because the reason why the exhumed Pope’s corpse faces trial isn’t as outlandish as you may presume. In this episode of Italian Culture, we investigate the infamous Cadaver Trial, a fine example of how power, violence and subterfuge can taint even the most sacred office.
Today’s guests are Matt Barbot and Roger Collins.