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Anonymous asked in Society & CultureReligion & Spirituality · 1 decade ago

What academic degrees does Pope Benedict XVI hold?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    The Pope has doctorate degrees in divinity and theology and he was a university professor.

    Pope Benedict XVI was born Joseph Alois Ratzinger in 1927 and recently turned 81.

    Pope Benedict XVI was elected pope at the age of 78. He is the oldest person to have been elected pope since Clement XII in 1730.

    Along with his native German, Benedict speaks fluent Italian, French, English, Spanish and Latin. He can read ancient Greek and biblical Hebrew.

    Benedict plays the piano and has a preference for Mozart and Beethoven.

    Pope Benedict XVI is the first pope to own an iPod.

    Here is his official Vatican biography: http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/benedict_xvi/bio...

    http://www.usccb.org/comm/popebenedictxvi/benedict...

    With love in Christ.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    He held the post of Grand Inquisitor just before he got his promotion. Does that count?

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  • Bob
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    1 decade ago

    He holds a Ph.D.

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  • 1 decade ago

    I don't know, but he's a very scary looking guy.

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