The Good Pope - Pope John XXIII, with Bob Hoskins
Pope John XXIII: A man, born of humble origin who became the most influential Pope of the last century. A farmer's son who influenced the world politics of the time; a man of modest character who revolutionised the church. He was pope during the most extraordinary chapter in history: the Cold War, the Berlin Wall, space travel, Vietnam and J.F.K.'s assassination. In his short time as pope, John XXIII touched the hearts of every creed and colour. He was christened by the people as the 'good pope'. This story will help us understand why thousands flocked to Rome to join Pope John XXIII in his final hours and why millions around the world mourned his death.