Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Benedict XVI

RELIGIOUS LEADER

Born Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger, he was elected to lead the Catholic Church in 2005 and in 2013, he became the first pope to resign since the 1400s. Before he was Pope he was the head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, which, among its other duties, handled all reports of sexual abuse within the Catholic Church.
  • When was
    Pope Benedict XVI born?

    Pope Benedict XVI was born on Saturday, April 16, 1927

  • Where was
    Pope Benedict XVI born?

    Pope Benedict XVI was born in Marktl, Germany

  • How old is
    Pope Benedict XVI?

    Pope Benedict XVI is 92


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