Benedict xvi

original name Joseph Alois Ratzinger. born 1927 in Germany, pope (2005–2013): the first pope to resign since Gregory XII in 1415: on retirement he was accorded the title pope emeritus
Contemporary Examples

Leave the Pope Alone Tunku Varadarajan April 3, 2010
Holocaust? What Holocaust? Christopher Buckley January 29, 2009
The Cardinal Who Got Away Barbie Latza Nadeau May 10, 2010
Benedict Could Be a Backseat Pope Barbie Latza Nadeau February 11, 2013
Pope Benedict Was a Powerful Voice for Moral Political Leadership George Weigel February 11, 2013
Peter Beinart’s Bias Against Me, Cory Booker, and Israel Rabbi Shmuley Boteach June 13, 2013
Pope Francis Puts a Ring on It: Video of the Inauguration The Daily Beast Video March 18, 2013
Who Will Replace Pope Benedict XVI? Justin Green February 10, 2013
The Pope’s Failing Health Barbie Latza Nadeau October 27, 2011
Inside the Conclave: Finding a New Pope John L. Allen Jr. February 16, 2013


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