Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Benedict XVI Quotes

Vatican, Clergyman
April 16, 1927

Pope Benedict XVI (16 April 1927) served as Pope and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 2005 until his resignation in 2013. Benedict's election occurred in the 2005 papal conclave that followed the death of Pope John Paul II. The Vatican announced his post-papal title as Pope Emeritus shortly after his resignation.

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