Pope Benedict XVI: His Journey to the Papacy

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Pope Benedict XVI: His Journey to the Papacy

Pope Benedict XVI His Journey to the Papacy

Before he became pope, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger was known for his role as an enforcer of church doctrine. But his journey to the papacy didn't begin in Rome. His story began on the Saturday before Easter in Bavaria, Germany, in 1927. 


Click through our gallery to see photos from key events in the life of the

man who would become pope

.



Text by Ansley Roan

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