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Pope Benedict

Benedict XVI (born Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger on 16 April 1927) is the 265th and current Pope, by virtue of his office of Bishop of Rome, the Sovereign of the Vatican City State and the leader of the Catholic Church, which includes the Latin Church and the twenty-two sui iuris Eastern Catholic Churches.

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The pope stinks. Yeah, I'll say it. Get Benedict back.
In large parts of the world, faith is in danger of dying out . When that light dies out humanity walks in darkness. Pope Benedict
"God is love. But love can also be hated when it challenges us to transcend ourselves." - Pope Benedict XVI
I liked a video The Shocking Truth Why Pope Benedict Resigned. (Unedited Version was BANNED in
I have written about these concerns in regards to Pope Benedict's theology of the church.
How about the Vatican spokesman, Vice Pope Francis. He might need to ask Pope Benedict.
Like Blessed Paul VI & Pope Benedict XVI before him, leaves 24k gold roses for Our Lady of Fatima.…
Popes. Even discarding the former (but still living Pope Benedict), several other organisations use th…
I'm offended the title "Pope Emeritus" was excluded from the list. What if Pope Em. Benedict want to FOIA?
| Pope Francis lands in Portugal for 100th… | ♥ COOL ROSARY…
Cardinal Ratzinger/Pope Benedict XVI has just hacked an ATM in the Vatican (!). (H/T: Father Reginald!)
Today’s Words of Wisdom today come from Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, who challenges us thusly: “The world promises...
In fact, I'm sure Pope Benedict XVI is still waiting on responses.
"Each of us is a result of a thought of God. Each of us is willed, each of us is loved, each of us is necessary." -Pope Benedict XVI
This remind me exactly what happened to Pope Benedict and his German brothers (others) united in st Gallen in...
The 1st place would be Pope Benedict trying to kill John Paul II. Then the latter performed exorcism on him. Such a vivid dream. Yikes.
Pope Francis is a Communist put in place by Soros!. Soros demanded the retirement of Pope Benedict,. In order to furt…
05-12 Young priests wait for the arrival of Pope Benedict XVI at...
YOU, AN *** I need time to establish my life, figure out what I will do. BENEDICT IX, AN INTELLECTUAL: Gets elected Pop…
" Nor is the pope the academic Benedict.". Francis, Trump to meet -- with fireworks or no drama?
I love this quote from Pope Benedict about the co-responsibility of the laity for the mission of the Church in "…
They could make him President Emeritus, kind of like Pope Benedict.
The most affecting story of the day from (she gets to meet Pope Benedict).
Pope Benedict won't comment on Amoris Laetitia debate, says his personal secretary .
Italy's Mt Etna - in the wake of the resignation of Pope Benedict - after lightning struck St Peter's Basilica in...
Saint Joseph model for ALL men. Pope Benedict is still misunderstood w/ many folks in Germany. Humility AND strength is CHASTE…
Amazing! I didn't know this - how fitting for Pope Benedict's 90th birthday to be Easter Sunday. A triple celebration for you!!
Pope Benedict is an amazingly visionary person. What he has done is ...
"Without truth, charity degenerates into sentimentality. Love becomes an empty shell, to be filled in an arbitrary way”…
Each generation, as it seeks to advance the common good, must a...
Vatican cardinal Pope Benedict’s Regensburg address was ‘prophetic’ Pope Francis's remarks by contrast are infantile
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'The Last Pope' IS SATANIC.why did Benedict 'step down'? so Francis could kiss the feet of islamic murderous but…
Pope Benedict. If only he were still in office.
If u like invite Pope benedict to pray on ur wedding day.. If it's not destined to work, it ain't gon work...
Ok it's Francis, Benedict resigned in 2013? I thought u were pope till u die?? ...clearly 3.5 years of catholic school did me good
Sorry but Pope Francis is the current pope right or is it that Benedict guy
I admit I have friends whom uses prayers & their Pope is still Benedict XVI. San Beda is still strong & what is their donations of cash?
"Authentic Greatness of Christian faith: that is capable of giving conscience its voice." - Pope Benedict XVI
Albert S Greeting I was just wondering did you Create This Page for His Holiness Pope Benedict xvi. Very Beautiful Page
The world offers you comfort, but you were not made for comfort.  You were made for greatness.” Pope Benedict XVI ASAPIsangPamilya MARVOREE
'The lives of the are lived theology.' ~Pope Benedict XVI image for 😇🙏😊
or he just may become the Pope Benedict of the Presidency and quit.
"From Mary we can learn what true compassion is: quite unsentimentally assuming the suffering of others as one's own." Pope Be…
Dear brothers and sisters, after the great Pope John Paul II, th...
'It was a joy and a burden': an extract from Benedict XVI's new book-length interview:
They ended the pontificate of Pope Benedict XVI. They are already seeking to end the presidency of President-elect
A typically crowded but stylish canvass by Giovanni Paulo Pannini: Charles de Bourbon meeting Pope Benedict XIV in the Q…
"'I go away, and I will come to you'—that is the essence of Christian trust, the reason for our joy." Pope Emeritus Ben…
Charity is at the heart of the Church's social doctrine.-Pope Benedict XVI.
Novena to John Paul II with Reflections by Pope Benedict . Day 9 – “……… during his first solemn Mass in Saint...
if Tim Kaine isn't a Catholic by your standard then Pope Benedict and Bishop Robert Finn aren't either.
We'll see 2 very different strains of the Catholic Church tonight: Pope Francis vs. Pope Benedict
And now here I am, getting favs/RTs from Blake Griffin, Rick Ross, Pope Francis, Pope Benedict, and the official AT&T account.
Also at - Benedict studies on the rise, Pope Emeritus' onetime student says:
9 years ago today Pope Benedict 'allowed' the Latin Mass - never banned in the first place. But has it spread to all parishes? Sadly not
Today is the feast of Blessed Pope Benedict XI.
Do not be afraid to say 'yes' to Jesus: to find your joy in doing His will. Pope Benedict XVI
Evangelisation ... begins in the confessional. Pope Benedict XVI
“Thank you, Holy Father, for your goodness, which from the first moment of your election has struck every day of my…
"Not only my soul, but even every fiber of my flesh is made to find its peace, its fulfillment in God." ~ Pope Benedict XVI
"We'll see about THAT!" - Pope Benedict XVI while watching movies since March and I'm only in it for the love.
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"There are two passions today dominant in the profound lawlessness of morals..." -Pope Benedict XV
Celebrating the 65th anniversary of the ordination of Emeritus . Read:
Today we bury his remains in the earth as a seed of immortality. Our h...
July 7 – Only two cardinals dared to stand with the pope
Emeritus Pope Benedict to reveal details of his papacy in new book: In The First Stone, Polish-born Krzysztof...
I think Pope Benedict's fatherly admonition to the Church to celebrate the extraordinary form of the Roman Rite should suffice.
when I gave Pope Benedict XVI a copy of Leisure Suit Larry I at least had the decency to make sure it was on a physical disc
It's not easy to see how Pope Benedict XVI was involved with Blair @ Bush, @ with the Khoumeni @ Lockerbie Disaster
on 1751 Pope Benedict XIV suppresses the Patriarchate of Aquileia and establishes from its territory the Archdiocese of Udine and..
7 years ago today, received the pallium from Pope Benedict on the feast of SS Peter and Paul.
New book with retired Pope Benedict due in early September:
Happy Anniversary to Pope-emeritus Benedict & Mgr George on the 65th anniversary of priestly ordination. Prayers & Bles…
How much we need, in the church and in society, witnesses of the beaut...
John is the author of the Gospel of John?!? Pope Benedict was such a radical!
"The Church has maintained its centuries-long opposition to homosexual acts." via
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"The article says Benedict says he managed to 'break up this power group'." via
"Benedict says that he came to know of the presence of a *** lobby' made up of four or five ..." via
God told Pope Benedict to resign. Couldn't He tell him to come back?
Pope Benedict has revealed a *** lobby' in the Vatican tried to influence decisions during his papacy
Happy 9th Anniversary of the Promulgation of . 7 July 2007 by His Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI
Pope Benedict's memoirs, called 'The Last Conversations', are due out in September and are the first time in history that a former pope
New book from Pope Benedict addresses resignation and *** lobby' in the Vatican.
Funny line: John Oliver calling Pope Benedict XVI the "George Lazenby" of the papacy...
Pope Benedict and Pope Francis have repeatedly emphasized that Christianity is an encounter with Jes
Pope Benedict was forced to resign to make way for the Jesuit Argentine liberation theology black Pope
The future Pope Benedict foresaw the future eclipse of the sexual difference.
Even Pope Benedict had the fortitude to call out islam for what it is. And the media went NUTS.
he will retire like Pope Benedict before 2018
I wrote for Pope Benedict 49 simple laws to govern the restored Church under Benedict who is Peter II
Ex-pope Benedict 'depressed by retirement' and visibly weakened as he moves back 'home' to ...
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Is the globalist's agenda the reason for the early "retirement" of Pope Benedict?
Standards of conduct appropriate to civil society or the workings of a...
“People who pray are not wasting their time.” -Pope Benedict XVI, Deus Caritas Est
A friend of mine called the visit of pope Benedict XVI in Thuringia a "Roman Catholic Fashion Week" because his vestments
Above all, we must have great respect for these people who also suffer...
I feel like kicking "his holiness" in the balls..Pope benedict is sorely missed.who elected francisco anyway...
He is an antipope. Real Pope is Benedict XVI.
a This faux pope frightens me to death. Please, we want our real Pope Benedict brought back from "Exile".
I liked a video Pope Francis and Pope Benedict are Jesuit & Nazi Popes
POPE BENEDICT XVI "Truth casts out fear and thus enables us to recognize the power of evil. If ambiguity is the... https:…
Pope Benedict XVI; Speaking in the Sistine Chapel following a tribute concert to Dominico Bartolucci, June 24, 2006.
This really does call into question why Pope Benedict XVI 'retired'.
Pope Benedict Was Right in Warning About Radical Islam I miss Pope Benedict XVI, the last true Pope.
BENEDICT is the true Pope. A Pope does not retire! This new "fisher" of men. stinks to high heaven or more likely ***
Photos: Pope Benedict's Symbolic Placement of the Papal Pallium on the Tomb of St Celestine V via
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Royalties still going to Spain, Liquor Papa Luna, Pope Benedict XIII, first use of Kola nuts? 27 proof for gout.
When you see Pope Francis speak out against injustice but also remember Pope Benedict is still alive
"Why Pope Benedict XVI Matters to Me". On his 89th birthday. . https…
"Today, the most important thing for a priest is friendship with Christ assisted by prayer." - Pope Benedict XVI https…
Pope Benedict XVI leaves his on the Coffin of Saint Celestine V
And here he is being visited by Pope Benedict XVI before abdication.
Great piece to reread on St. Celestine's feast day: Pope Benedict's humility was rarely recognized.
TIL Pope Benedict XVI, who resigned from the Papacy in 2013, was the first pope to resign since Pope Gregory XII i…
"I worked with Pope Benedict. His resignation was a shock, yet a sign of great humility and courage," Archbishop Peter Wells
A message from Father Gruner in Rome on the resignation of Pope Benedict... via
Happy feast day to St. Celestine, the last pope before Benedict to resign.
'Fr Bechina... had talked about with Pope Benedict and the Pope Emeritus had given it his blessing.'
is this why Pope Benedict (emeritus) was vehemetly opposed to Turkey joining the European Union?
4/16/16. Pope Benedict is 89. Kareem Abdul Jabbar is 69. Bill Belichick is 64. Martin Lawrence is 51. Akon is 43. Nate Diaz is 31
i have the same birthday as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Martin Lawrence, Chance the Rapper, Akon, Pope Benedict the 26th, & Bill Belichick. cool
This photo taken while Pope Benedict was celebrating mass in Westminster Cathedral Sep 2010
"In all truth, he is the only consolation that never degenerates into an empty promise.". -Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI
So far, 8 Germans were Pope. The first one was Bonifatius II. (530–532), the last Benedict XVI.
"Mary's greatness consists in the fact that she wants to magnify God, not herself." Pope Benedict XVI
Pope Benedict XVI owns nothing! When he dies he'll be buried in a wooden coffin and leave nothing just like John Paul II
📷 catholicthinker: “Truth is not determined by a majority vote.” - Pope Benedict XVI
doesnt come cheap it makes demands and burns Pope benedict . That is why it hurts so much but prevails
Faith in the resurrection of Jesus says that there is a future for every human being... Pope Benedict XVI
me: nana do you watch Sherlock? . nana: what is that? who's in it?. me: benedict cumberbatch and martin freeman? . nana: why is the pope in it?
Pope Francis continuing the liturgical legacy of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI
does not come cheap it makes demands and it also burns Pope Benedict. It will be painful but thats why it will always prevail.
“Evil draws its power from indecision and concern for what other people think.” Pope Benedict XVI
Still haven't heard a viable reason why Olbermann quit MSNBC. Pope Benedict too for that matter. Common reasons?
"Amoris laetitia" first appears in Pope Benedict's Porta Fidei for the Year of Faith.
BVXI - “All of us are likewise children of God. God is the origin of the existence of...”. http…
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Check out this stuff from Pope Benedict too, the smartest bit is the last passage quoted.
The wrath of God is a way of saying that I have been living in a way that i...
"The Christian faith is not an idea, but a life." - Pope Benedict XVI
Health fears grow for ex-Pope Benedict as personal secretary admits he is 'slowly fading'
Pope Benedict: Yearning for mercy is a sign of longing for God's love - Catholic Herald Online
I don't get your meaning. I'm allowed to miss Pope Benedict. I miss Pope John Paul. I LOVE Pope Francis!
"I'm grateful to Pope Benedict for allowing the Extraordinary Form to flourish again in the Church. I have a...
JNU goons project Afzal Guru as a martyr; enough of cynicism but Guru was no Pope Benedict. Read...
Adam Yates to Jesus Christ is Brian Leonard Golightly Marshall confirmed by Pope Benedict. · . Dr.S.K.Prakash is...
And more went to church under Pope John Paul II than under Pope Benedict. Or under Paul VI than under JP II.
also on that list: *** Cheney, Pope Benedict, and Chuck Woolery.
Ah Guardian. Paul Gray Matt Sullivan and Will You explain to the UK why you not reported Goldbergs Gang/Pope Benedict resignation...
that was like a Holy Hour! Litany of Humility, Mama T 'From the Silence of the Heart God speaks' Pope Benedict referenced.
Wish Canadian Catholic Bishops,Priests,Brothers had back bone of Pope John Paul 2,Pope Benedict they dont.They have lust for money-power
*** Jagger, Pope Benedict and me, by Anthony Jenkins & Robert Kilborn via
simple truth to Pope Benedict's actions is he prayed,discerned,trusted God, who inspired him to resign for prophecy to unfold
Remember what Pope Benedict said in 2010 at Newman's beatification Mass:. "While it is John Henry Newman’s...
Pope Benedict's 2012 Christmas Message � Dear brothers and sisters in Rome and throughout the world, a happy Chri
Which celebs are JW?. Steffie Brzakovic, cousin of Pope Benedict the XVI is a Jehovah's Witness, and sister of the former Pope…
Funny but true, a Pope's visit to US crashes the markets: Pope St John Paul II '99 and Pope Benedict '08. Pope Francis '15 better luck !!
congratulations on finishing your new book. Do you have Pope Benedict's book, Saint Paul ? Ignatius (2009)
ITCCS Pope Benedict to Seek Immunity and Protection from Italian President Giorgio Napolitano onn...
That's cuz he is, besides being the False Prophet spoken of in Revelation. Pope Benedict knew this also.
.remember "beer & popcorn", Tim. And also how Pope Benedict attacked *** people.
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