Joseph Ratzinger

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Person.png Joseph Ratzinger   WikiquoteRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
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Marktl, Germany
Parents • Joseph Ratzinger Sr
• Maria Ratzinger (née Peintner)
Member ofThe European House - Ambrosetti

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In office
2005 - 2013
Reigned as Pope Benedict XVI, then resigned

Pope Benedict XVI (born Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger) is a retired prelate of the Catholic Church who was head of the Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 2005 until his resignation in 2013. Benedict's election as pope occurred in the 2005 papal conclave that followed the death of Pope John Paul II. Benedict chose to be known by the title "pope emeritus" upon his resignation.


Joseph Ratzinger has been indicted in a common law court, initiated by Kevin Annett, on February 25, 2013 for concealing the Canadian genocide.[citation needed]


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