Archbishop of Rhelms
When an invisible Faustus creates a stir at Pope Adrian's banquet, all present wonder about the cause. The Archbishop suggests that perhaps a soul, which escaped from Purgatory and wishes the Pope's prayers, causes the disturbance. Ironically, Faustus's contract with the devil has placed him in need of prayers, though the spiritual power of the worldly pope remains in doubt.
Bruno, a rival pope supported by German Emperor Charles V, appears before Roman Pope Adrian, to be condemned for heresy. Conversation between the popes...
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