about Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Benedict XVI (Latin: Benedictus XVI; Italian: Benedetto XVI; German: Benedikt XVI; born Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger; German pronunciation: [?jo?z?f ?al??zi??s ??ats???]; 16 April 1927), also known as the Pope emeritus, is a retired senior prelate of the Catholic Church who served as head of the Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 2005 until his resignation in 2013. Benedicts election as pope occurred in the 2005 papal conclave that followed the death of Pope John Paul II. Benedict chose to be known by the title Pope Emeritus upon his resignation.Ordained as a priest in 1951 in his native Bavaria, Ratzinger had established himself as a highly regarded university theologian by the late 1950s and was appointed a full professor in 1958. After a long career as an academic and professor of theology at several German universities, he was appointed Archbishop of Munich and Freising and Cardinal by Pope Paul VI in 1977, an unusual promotion for someone with little pastoral experience. In 1981, he was appointed Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, one of the most important dicasteries of the Roman Curia. From 2002 until his election as pope, he was also Dean of the College of Cardinals. Prior to becoming Pope, he was a major figure on the Vatican stage for a quarter of a century; he had an influence second to none when it came to setting church priorities and directions as one of John Paul IIs closest confidants. He has lived in Rome since 1981. His prolific writings generally defend traditional Catholic doctrine and values. He was originally a liberal theologian, but adopted conservative views after 1968. During his papacy, Benedict XVI advocated a return to fundamental Christian values to counter the increased secularisation of many Western countries. He views relativisms denial of objective truth, and the denial of moral truths in particular, as the central problem of the 21st century. He taught the importance of both the Catholic Church and an understanding of Gods redemptive love. Pope Benedict also revived a number of traditions, including elevating the Tridentine Mass to a more prominent position. He strengthened the relationship between the Catholic Church and art, promoted the use of Latin, and reintroduced traditional papal garments, for which reason he was called the pope of aesthetics. He has been described as the main intellectual force in the Church since the mid-1980s.On 11 February 2013, Benedict unexpectedly announced his resignation in a speech in Latin before the cardinals, citing a lack of strength of mind and body due to his advanced age. His resignation became effective on 28 February 2013. He is the first pope to resign since Gregory XII in 1415, and the first to do so on his own initiative since Celestine V in 1294. As pope emeritus, Benedict retains the style of His Holiness, and the title of pope, and continues to dress in the papal colour of white. He was succeeded by Pope Francis on 13 March 2013, and he moved into the newly renovated monastery Mater Ecclesiae for his retirement on 2 May 2013. In his retirement, Benedict XVI has made occasional public appearances alongside Pope Francis.

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Pope Benedict XVI
Name :Pope Benedict XVI
Date of Birth :16/04/1927 04:15:00
Place of Birth :Marktl
Ascendent (Lagan) : Aquarius
Ascendent Lord) : Sat
Moon Sign(Rashi) : Virgo
Moon Sign Lord : Virgo
Birth Star(Nakshatra) : Hasta
Birth Star Lord : Mon
Lucky Gem : Diamond
Lucky No. : 7
Lucky Day : Friday
Lucky Color : White
Sun Sign (As per western system) : Aries
Current Vimshottari Dasa : Ven-Rah
Manglik Status : You are not a Manglik person
Currently Under SadeSati : No
* (R) = Retrograte

Ascendent Prediction

His ascendent (lagan) is Aquarius
Pope Benedict XVI is born in Aquarius lagn which is the 11th sign in the zodiac ruled by saturn. Pope Benedict XVI will have a thick neck Pope Benedict XVI give lot of importance to self respect. Pope Benedict XVI face opposition from friends and relatives. Pope Benedict XVI may be bald or may have thin hair. Pope Benedict XVI would have had some unhappiness in His childhood but will be happy in the later part of His life. Pope Benedict XVI will get wealth and property in the later part of His life. Pope Benedict XVI will have bad influence from His brothers. Pope Benedict XVI will be lucky from the age of 24 years 25 years. Pope Benedict XVI is a philosopher and is very inquisitive. Pope Benedict XVI is very learned and peace loving. Pope Benedict XVI keep thinking of all sorts of things. Pope Benedict XVI like to help others. Pope Benedict XVI have a sharp memory and is very quick in His thoughts. Pope Benedict XVI is very frank. Pope Benedict XVI will face many ups and downs. Pope Benedict XVI is tall and possess an attractive and dynamic personality. Pope Benedict XVI face many hardships but is fearless. Pope Benedict XVI is very tactful and take interest in politics. Pope Benedict XVI also take interest in public institutions. Pope Benedict XVI is fond of sports. Pope Benedict XVI have a stout and strong body. Pope Benedict XVI is very generous. Pope Benedict XVI will own land and wealth but is a careful spender. Pope Benedict XVI is firm in His thoughts and actions. Pope Benedict XVI like to go to parties and clubs and may have a bad reputation. Pope Benedict XVI do not like to show His emotions or love. Pope Benedict XVI is shrewd. Pope Benedict XVI prefer to have an educated and intelligent partner. As Pope Benedict XVI were born in this nakshatra Pope Benedict XVI will be generous, wise, wealthy, popular and will have faith in saints. Pope Benedict XVI will rise between the age of 30 to 32 years.

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