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Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Benedict XVI was born on April 16, 1927 in Marktl am Inn, Bavaria, Germany as Joseph Alois Ratzinger. See full bio »

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 2012 Christmas Eve at St. Peter's Basilica (TV Special)
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 2012 Kulturzeit (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 30 May 2012 (2012) ... Himself
 2012 Docs interdits (TV Series documentary)
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- La guerre perdue du Vatican (2012) ... Himself (as Benoît XVI)
 2012 Die Lage (Documentary)
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 2011 Christmas Eve at St. Peter's Basilica (TV Special)
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 2011 Tmár a jeho rod aneb Slzavé údolí pyramid (Documentary)
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 2011 Le monde en face (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Pope
- Le monde secret du Vatican (2011) ... Himself - Pope
 2011 Francesco und der Papst (Documentary)
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 2010 Aus dem Leben - Die Reportage (TV Series documentary)
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 2009 Christmas Eve at St. Peter's Basilica (TV Special)
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 2009 Con Artist (Documentary)
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 2008 Papal Visit: Pope's Departure from JFK (TV Movie)
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 2008 Papal Visit to Ground Zero (TV Movie)
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 2008 Papal Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral (TV Movie)
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 2008 Sacred Music (TV Series documentary)
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- Palestrina and the Popes (2008) ... Himself
 2007-2008 Menschen & Mächte (TV Series documentary)
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- Cobra - übernehmen Sie! (2008) ... Himself
- Papst Benedikt XVI. - Mein Vatikan (2007) ... Himself (as Papst Benedikt XVI.)
 2007 The Gospel of Caesar (Documentary)
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 2007 20 heures le journal (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 6 June 2007 (2007) ... Himself
- Episode dated 9 April 2007 (2007) ... Himself
- Episode dated 1 April 2007 (2007) ... Himself
 2006 Barbarians (TV Series documentary)
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- The End of the World (2006) ... Himself
 2006 Benedict XVI: The Keys of the Kingdom (Documentary)
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 2005 Joseph Ratzinger - Die Jugend des Papstes (TV Movie documentary)
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 2005 Ein Papst aus Deutschland: Benedikt XVI. (TV Movie documentary)
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 2005 NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 13 May 2005 (2005) ... Himself
- Episode dated 2 April 2005 (2005) ... Himself (as Cardinal Josef Ratzinger)
- Episode dated 1 April 2005 (2005) ... Himself (as Joseph Ratzinger)
 2005 Caiga quien caiga (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 29 April 2005 (2005) ... Himself
 2004 Joseph Kardinal Ratzinger - Mein Vatikan (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (as Joseph Kardinal Ratzinger)
 1998 Alpha Forum (TV Series)
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 1989 Galileo Galilei (TV Movie)
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Other Works:

(12/25/05) Encyclical Letter "Deus Caritas Est" (God Is Love) See more »

Publicity Listings:

9 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 32 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 9 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Benet XVI | Benoît XVI | Cardinal Josef Ratzinger | Joseph Kardinal Ratzinger | Joseph Ratzinger | Papst Benedikt XVI.

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

It is when we attempt to avoid suffering by withdrawing from anything that might involve hurt, when we try to spare ourselves the effort and pain of pursuing truth, love, and goodness, that we drift into a life of emptiness, in which there may be almost no pain, but the dark sensation of meaninglessness and abandonment is all the greater. See more »

Trivia:

Plays the piano and has a preference for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Ludwig van Beethoven. See more »

Trademark:

Image as a shy, textbook introvert

Nickname:

Bene See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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