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#Joseph Ratzinger

# joseph-ratzinger - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Francis to meet Benedict XVI in 'first ever' meeting of popes

This morning’s meeting of the Pope and Pope Emeritus is thought to be the first such meeting in history.

# joseph-ratzinger - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Explainer: How is a new Pope chosen?

There are currently 209 members of the College of Cardinals – but only 115 of them get a vote in choosing the new pontiff.

# joseph-ratzinger - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

A 12-century Irish saint reckons the next pope is the last

St Malachy – the first Irish saint to be canonised by a pope – had a prophecy concerning every pope between then and now.

# joseph-ratzinger - Monday 11 February, 2013

In pictures: From Cardinal Ratzinger to Pope Benedict XVI The Pope This post contains images

In pictures: From Cardinal Ratzinger to Pope Benedict XVI

The life and times of the 265th Pope.

Pope’s brother: Pontiff was 'considering resignation for months'

Fr Georg Ratzinger says his brother’s doctors had advised him against transatlantic travel. “At his age my brother wants more rest.”

# joseph-ratzinger - Monday 29 November, 2010

Ratzinger 'failed to deal with suspected paedophile' - reports

A German magazine says new documents show that Pope Benedict allowed a suspected paedophile to work with children.