The 265th Pope Benedict XVI Retires Today February 28, 2012: Angels Do Speak!®: What Other Names Does the Pope Have?

 

The 265th Pope Benedict XVI Retires on February 28, 2013: Angels Do Speak!®

The 265th Pope Benedict XVI Retires on February 28, 2013: Angels Do Speak!®

Benedict XVI (Latin: Benedictus XVI; born Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger; 16 April 1927) is pope emeritus of the Catholic Church. He served as the 265th  pope from 2005 to 2013. He Retires today February 28, 2013.

The Pope (latin: papa, Greek: pappas, it is a “child’s word for father), other names of the Pope:

  • Bishop of Rome
  • The leader of the worldwide Catholic Church
  • Successor of Saint Peter
  • The Papacy (The Office of the Pope)
  • The Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction of The “Holy See” (Latin: Sancta Sedes)
  • The Ecclesiatical Jurisdiction of The “Apostolic See” (based on Church tradition of  the Apostles Saint Peter and Saint Paul-martyred in Rome, Italy).
  • Head of State of Vatican City

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