The Haereticum holds an ancient book known only as The Veritas. Throughout history, anyone who has ever read it has immediately taken their own life. When a new translation is online, spreading danger, the Vatican appeals to the Doctor for help. Will he read The Veritas? But can even the Doctor survive the ultimate truth?
Did You Know?
Joseph Long has previously appeared in Doctor Who in Series 4 Episode 11 "Turn Left". See more
This episode continues the fallacy that every Pope is Italian. The current Pope, Francis, is Argentinian. The last Italian Pope was Pope John Paul I, who only reigned for a month in 1978 before his death. See more
Assume nothing. Assumption makes an ass out of you... and umption.
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