(12/25/05) Encyclical Letter "Deus Caritas Est" (God Is Love)
9 Print Biographies |
3 Portrayals |
32 Articles |
5 Pictorials |
9 Magazine Cover Photos |
Benet XVI | Benoît XVI | Cardinal Josef Ratzinger | Joseph Kardinal Ratzinger | Joseph Ratzinger | Papst Benedikt XVI.
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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"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)
Announced his retirement as Pope due to poor health, the first to do so in 600 years [11 February 2013].
Image as a shy, textbook introvert