Images: Ratzinger becomes Pope Benedict XVI

Published On: Feb 10 2013 09:00:00 PM PST

Choosing the name Benedict XVI, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger is elected pope on April 19, 2005.

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Ratzinger is the first German pope since the 11th century.


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