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.

New Pope 14- Ratzinger Closeup
10 / 11
Vatican Image

Ratzinger was the powerful dean of the College of Cardinals, serving Pope John Paul II since 1981.

Advertisement

E-News Registration

Most Popular

Advertisement

Multimedia