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The script was rewritten throughout the shooting of the picture.
And I also managed to procure a pope's skull, just like the one in Brother Orsini's office
Brother Martino: Which pope is yours?
Brother Timothy: Why, Pope Paul the Eighth, of course.
Brother Martino: That's impossible; the one in Brother Orsini's office is the skull of Pope Paul the Eighth.
Brother Timothy: So? ...
Brother Martino: ...
When Elizabeth walks into the room where the monks are eating, the cross is already on the floor. Then the cross is shown falling off the fireplace mantel.
The 1988 UK video release was cut by 12 secs by the BBFC to edit shots of a priest being stabbed to death with a nail by a reanimated statue of Jesus.