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Pope Benedict XVI

Discussion in 'Celebrities and Entertainment From WWII' started by Jim, Mar 13, 2007.

  1. Jim

    Jim New Member

    Sep 1, 2006
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    The Current Pope..

    Benedict XVI, a German born in Bavaria named Josef (or Joseph) Alois Ratzinger; He entered the seminary in 1939, but his training was interrupted by World War II. Drafted into the antiaircraft corps in 1943, then into the infantry, he ldeserted in 1945 and was briefly a prisoner of war.

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