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Benedict xvi served as pope of the roman catholic church from 2005 to 2013 he is best known for his rigid views on catholicism and topics such as birth control and homosexuality born in germany.
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Joseph aloisius ratzinger was born on 16 april, holy saturday, 1927, at schulstraße 11, at 8:30 in the morning in his parents' home in marktl, bavaria, germanyhe was baptised the same day he is the third and youngest child of joseph ratzinger, sr, a police officer, and maria ratzinger (née peintner) his grand-uncle was the german priest-politician georg ratzinger. Pope emeritus benedict xvi says he is on a pilgrimage toward home, in a rare public letter, published in the italian newspaper corriere della sera. Benedict xvi: benedict xvi, bishop of rome and head of the roman catholic church (2005–13) prior to his election as pope, benedict led a distinguished career as a theologian and as prefect of the congregation for the doctrine of the faith his papacy faced several challenges, including a decline in vocations.
- 10:25 am-benedict xvi turned 91 on monday, celebrating “with his brother georg in a calm and familiar climate,” according to a vatican statement. In rome, a stunning endorsement of the benedict option by the pope emeritus's longtime secretary.