The German Pope Conservative Ratzinger To Lead Catholic Church

The cardinals of the Catholic Church on Tuesday selected Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger as the new pope for the world's 1 billion Catholics. He will take the name Pope Benedict XVI. Despite his role as a controversial figure in Germany, Ratzinger's selection is being greeted by many here as a tremendous national honor.
Rome: Catholics Celebrate Ratzinger's Election
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Rome: Catholics Celebrate Ratzinger's Election

Photo Gallery: Joseph Ratzinger Is the New Pope
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Photo Gallery: Joseph Ratzinger Is the New Pope