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His Excellency Pope Benedict XVI came to this world on April 16, 1927. The real name of the 265th Pope is Joseph Ratzinger. Benedict XVI hails from the German city of Marktl, which is geographically located in Bavaria. He was the third child of a police commissioner. As a child, the boy was very ambitious and too serious for his age.
At the age of 14, Josef joined the German nationalist youth organization. With the advent of World War II, he served in the Austrian legions, but, unable to withstand the cruelty of the war and mass bloodshed, fled to his hometown. At home, American soldiers were waiting for him, who took Benedict XVI prisoner for a couple of months. After the surrender of Germany, Joseph took up education, attended courses in theology and philosophy, and graduated from the University of Munich.
In the summer of June 29, at the age of 24, Joseph was ordained a priest. For several years he taught theology lessons at the Freisingham School of Theology. In parallel, he worked on his doctoral dissertation and in 1953 was awarded a scientific doctorate. Thanks to the role of Pope Benedict XVI in the life of the Second Vatican Council, the Catholic world began to change for the better, celibacy was also introduced for the clergy. It is worth noting that, in addition to working as an advisor to Cardinal Fringsse, he taught many lecture courses in theology at the universities of Munich, Bonn and Tubingham.
At the age of 50, Josef was appointed Archbishop of Munich, and in the same year he was ordained bishop. In 2005, when Pope Benedict XVI turned 78, he becomes Pope. An interesting fact is that Josef became the second German in 1000 years to hold such a post. Also, His Eminence is considered the oldest Pope in the entire history of the Catholic Church. In 2013, Joseph renounced the post of Pope. It is worth noting that Joseph became the second Pope to abdicate in the last six hundred years.
Many films with Pope Benedict XVI, in which he plays himself, have been presented in the cinema. The most popular were such films with Pope Benedict XVI as I have news for you, Doctor Who, The Queen, Alien Love and others.
Pope Benedict XVI has blue eyes, naturally dark hair, fair skin and middle lips. The shape of the face is oval, the forehead is medium, the hair is straight, gray. Pope Benedict XVI does not change hair color, preferring natural. The Pope has a medium straight nose and a rounded chin. Pope Benedict XVI sometimes wears glasses. The actor's height is 178 cm, no tattoos.