Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, of Germany, former head of the Congregation for Doctrine, was elected pope 19 April 2005.
The Holy See: Benedict XVI
Vatican site. Features biography, works, and speeches.
BBC News: Pope Benedict XVI
The BBC's coverage of the papacy of Pope Benedict XVI.
The Cardinal Ratzinger Fan Club
Unofficial site honoring the theologian, former prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, and now Pope Benedict XVI. Biographical timeline, extensive list of web pages by or about Ratzinger, recent investigations conducted by the CDF.
Cultural Catholic - Pope Benedict XVI
Pope Benedict XVI is fluent in four languages, relaxes with Bach and Mozart, loves cats, and his 1953 doctoral thesis was entitled, The People and House of God in Saint Augustine’s Doctrine of the Church.
The Guardian: Pope Benedict XVI
News, opinion, and photo essays. Small archive of recent news and commentary, selected stories from years past.
Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger - Links
Links to several sites about Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger.
The Life of Pope Benedict XVI
Includes biography, some quotations from his works, and photo.
Pontificate of Benedict XVI
Site of EWTN, which includes sections on the Pope's life, words, multimedia and the pontificate in general.
Pope Benedict XVI, Joseph Ratzinger
The vital statistics of the pope.
News and commentary.
Wikipedia: Pope Benedict XVI
Biographical article with hyperlinks to related topics.
The Real Power of Love
Benedict XVI's first encyclical has left many worldly commentators speechless. No harm in that as Deus Caritas Est is a document first of all to be pondered. [MercatorNet] (February 08, 2006)
Ratzinger a close confidant of John Paul II
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