Pope Benedict XVI
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VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Benedict XVI called for an "urgent international effort" to bring peace to the Middle East, especially for the region's dwindling Christian population, in a Mass on Sunday (June 6) at the end of a three-day visit to Cyprus. Quoting from a working paper prepared for a summit of Middle East bishops in Rome in October, he predicted the continued Israeli occupation of Palestin ...
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Who is Pope Benedict XVI?
- What's in a Name?
Background on the 15 Benedicts who preceded the current pope.
- Ratzinger's War Years
Like many teenagers in wartime Germany, Joseph Ratzinger was involved in the Hitler Youth--but Jewish leaders aren't worried.
- How the 1960s Changed Ratzinger
Student protests had a decisive impact on his conservatism.