World in Time

Vicars of Christ

Thursday, August 11, 2011

The papacy, despite ups and downs, has enjoyed nearly 2,000 years of uninterrupted rule. Lewis Lapham talks with historian John Julius Norwich about one of the most successful institutions the world has ever known.

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