(as Joseph Kardinal Ratzinger)
(12/25/05) Encyclical Letter "Deus Caritas Est" (God Is Love)
9 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
32 Articles |
5 Pictorials |
9 Magazine Cover Photos |
Benet XVI | Cardinal Josef Ratzinger | Joseph Kardinal Ratzinger | Joseph Ratzinger | Papst Benedikt XVI.
5' 7" (1.7 m)
Did You Know?
"Progress becomes true progress only if it serves the human person and if the human person grows: not only in terms of his or her technical power, but also in his or her moral awareness." (Interview with Bayerische Rundfunk, ZDF, Deutsche Welle and Vatican Radio, Castelgandolfo,August 5,2006)
Pope Paul VI
made him Archbishop of Munich in 1977, and on 25 November 1981, Pope John Paul II
brought him to Rome as prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith - formerly known as the Holy Office and before that as the Holy Inquisition.
Image as a shy, textbook introvert
The German Shepherd