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Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Benedict XVI was born Joseph Alois Ratzinger in 1927. He has been Pope since 2005. He is a respected theologian and author. Pope Benedict was born in Germany as was forced to joined Hitler’s Youth movement. Although he was never in battle it still remains a part of his life. Ratzinger was a part of Vatican II and became Archbishop of Munich in 1977. He would hold that post until 1982 when he became Cardinal. He was elected Pope in 2005 following the death of Pope John Paul II

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