Pope Benedict XVI

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Most Influential Person

Pope of the Catholic Church from 2005 to 2013

Why Is Pope Benedict XVI Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Pope Benedict XVI is a retired prelate of the Catholic church who served as the head of the church and the sovereign of the Vatican city state from 2005 until his resignation in 2013. Benedict's 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.

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What Are Pope Benedict XVI's Academic Contributions?

Pope Benedict XVI is most known for their academic work in the field of religious studies. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of and philosophy.

Pope Benedict XVI has made the following academic contributions:

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