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    Pope Benedict XVI: A Life and Papacy Revealed On April 19‚ 2005 Joseph Alois Ratzinger was elected as successor to the beloved Pope John Paul II. He was formally enthroned during the papal inauguration Mass on April 24‚ 2005 and chose the name of Pope Benedict XVI (Wiki P. Ben XVI bio). Elected at the age of 78 Pope Benedict XVI was the oldest to be elected Pope since Clement XII in 1730 (Wiki P. Ben XVI bio). Pope Benedict is only the eight German Pope to be elected into office the last being

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    Pope Benedict XVI: Mild and Humble A great leader does not impose perfection at all times. Leaders also have their shortcomings to their people but on top of that‚ they continue to pursue their passion which is to serve those people who believed in them. However‚ not all leaders are measured through their greatness. Some will be remembered because of their humility. Don’t you think it’s great if someone will humbly give up power knowing they can not anymore serve their people better? One can

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    Pope Benedict XVI Type of Ministry: Pope Benedict XVI was born with the name Joseph Alois Ratzinger. He was born on the 16th of April 1927 and is the current head of the Roman Catholic Church. He is the 265th pope. He became pope after the death of John Paul II‚ and was elected on April 19‚ 2005. He was born into a religious family‚ he was baptised on the day of his birth‚ and his brother‚ Georg Ratzinger is a priest. According to relatives‚ he had wanted to become

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    good idea of who Pope Benedict XVI was. All I knew was that he was a very intellectual and gentle man from Germany who people loved to listen to. There have been many controversies surrounding Pope Benedict‚ but people continue to listen to his insightful religious lectures. Now after reading this brief insight by Sister Mary‚ I have developed a newfound appreciation for this man because of the hardships he experienced early in his life. To overcome these adversities‚ Pope Benedict relied on his love

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    Pope Francis (Latin: Franciscus; Italian: Francesco; born Jorge Mario Bergoglio‚[b][c] 17 December 1936) is pope of the Catholic Church‚ in which capacity he is both Bishop of Rome and absolute sovereign of the Vatican City State.[2] Born in Buenos Aires‚ Argentina‚ Bergoglio worked briefly as a chemical technician and nightclub bouncer before beginning seminarystudies.[3] He was ordained a Catholic priest in 1969 and from 1973 to 1979 was Argentina’s Provincial superior of the Society of Jesus.

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    the papal name Francis‚ after St. Francis of Assisi‚ and was elected as the new pope of the Catholic Church. It was on March 13‚ 2013 that white smoke rose from the chimney on the roof of the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican and Pope Francis was elected the two hundred and sixty-sixth pope. He is a pope of many firsts. The first Jesuit pope‚ first pope from the Americas‚ and first non- European pope in more than a millennium. He is known for being humble‚ willing to help the poor

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    Jennifer Willman Journal #5 04/01/2013 I like many others‚ have become intrigued by our newest pope. I found a few articles online that I have found very interesting. This is the first time that I have actually cared or even read about the pope. As I was reading these articles there were little bits that I had to look up because I had no idea what they were or what they meant. Unfortunately‚ I resorted to reading the wiki website. I could understand what they were talking about on that website

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    19 March 2013 Resignation of Pope Benedict XVI and Election of Pope Francis The resignation of Pope Benedict XVI and the election of Pope Francis are getting to be a pretty big deal around the world. Pope Benedict XVI was born under the name Joseph Ratzinger on April 16‚ 1927 in Marktl am Inn‚ Bavaria Germany. He grew up under war and reparation from World War I. He was briefly a member of the Hitler Youth in his early teenage years. He turned to theology studies after the war. His father was

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    PLUNGING WITH THE POPE Characters The Pope - an ancient but by no means feeble man. It is vital that this actor has a flair for comedy and good comedic timing The Camerlengo - Much younger (late twenties‚ early thirties)‚ somewhat naiive The Pope’s private office. There is a desk and a table. He and the camerlengo are decorating the place for Christmas. There is tinsel and a nativity scene. Perhaps Christmas music The camerlengo steps forward and begins speaking to the audience

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    did he offer? 5. What agreement did Napoleon sign with the Pope in 1801 and what did it say? 6. What was the Civil Code? 7. What did Napoleon do in 1802 to give himself more power? 8. What happened on December 2‚ 1804? Considering the French Revolution and what happened to Louis XVI‚ why is that ironic? 9. According to Bertaud (in red)‚ why was it important that the Pope came to Paris for the ceremony? Finally‚ a kingdom as tiny

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