Gutierrez: Holy Father, the manager of the restaurant and all the staff are wondering if you would give a benediction. They are all behind you waiting. If you were to turn around for them, it would be something of a minor miracle.
Lenny: No. It would be an exhibition.

Tomasso: What about you, Holy Father. What did you want to be when you were a child?
Lenny: I wanted to be a child.

Lenny: Do you believe in God?
Gutierrez: I...yes, I do.
Lenny: I don't. Those that believe in God don't believe in anything.

It's difficult for a saint to answer all the questions of humanity.


Archbishop Kurtwell, your disease has deceived you.


Every rule has its exceptions.


Lenny: You have no idea how many objectives can be obtained by humiliating one's fellow man. But there's a secret to it.
Sophie: What is it?
Lenny: The person humiliated can't realize they've been humiliated.
Sophie: If you don't mind my saying're diabolical.
Lenny: You think? People that know me well actually say I'm a saint.

He's battling against death which is the least interesting of the battles we're summoned to fight.


Lenny: Abortion is saying no to life.
Spencer: Who gives a damn about life? Life is not some stupid centerpiece on the side table of nothingness. Life is to be used and used well. To love and be loved.

Lenny: Science is the gift of God, and God taught us that ovulation is spontaneous.
Spencer: Ask a woman about that.

Lenny, you think you're the hinge, but you're the door.


We all deserve the right to start over, Bernardo.

Hotel manager

The Young Pope Quotes

There by the big dipper. That's where God lives.


Lenny: I will never get over my aversion to tourists.
Gutierrez: Why is that Holy Father?
Lenny: Because they are just passing through.