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About Pope Benedict XVI
Pope Benedict XVI served as the Pope from 2005 until his unprecedented resignation in 2013.
Benedict was born Joseph Ratzinger. He was elected to be the head of the Catholic church on April 19th 2005. Prior to being elected Pope he was the head of the College of Cardinals. He is known for being an ultra conservative Catholic.
In 1991, Joseph had a serious stroke which he miraculously recovered from completely. Joseph had wanted to retire but Pope John Paul II urged him not to. He was the 4th oldest person to serve as Pope. Since retirement he has enjoyed writing and has 8 honorary doctorate degrees from colleges around the world.
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Famous quotes by Pope Benedict XVI
An Adult faith does not follow the waves of fashion and the latest novelties.Pope Benedict XVI
Having a clear faith, based on the creed of the church is often labeled today as fundamentalism. Whereas relativism, which is letting oneself be tossed and swept along by every wind of teaching, look like the only attitude acceptable to today's standards.Pope Benedict XVI
I too hope in this short reign to be a man of peace.Pope Benedict XVI
Not all moral issues have the same moral weight as abortion and euthanasia. There may be legitimate diversity of opinion even among Catholics about waging war and applying the death penalty, but not... with regard to abortion and euthanasia.Pope Benedict XVI
The new pope knows that his task is to make the light of Christ shine before men and women of world - not his own light, but that of Christ.Pope Benedict XVI
Today, I, too, wish to reaffirm that I intend to continue on the path toward improved relations and friendship with the Jewish people, following the decisive lead given by John Paul II.Pope Benedict XVI
We must have great respect for these people who also suffer and who want to find their own way of correct living. On the other hand, to create a legal form of a kind of homosexual marriage, in reality, does not help these people.Pope Benedict XVI
Pope Benedict XVI's Popularity
Pope Benedict XVI is a famous Pope Emeritus, who was born on April 16, 1927. As a person born on this date, Pope Benedict XVI is listed in our database as the 1st most popular celebrity for the day (April 16) and the 1st most popular for the year (1927).
People born on April 16 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Pope Benedict XVI is the 1st most popular Aries.
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