How Many Languages Does the Pope Speak?


Pope Benedict XVI, elected in April 2005, can speak fluently in seven languages, namely: German, French, English, Italian, Latin, Spanish and Portuguese. In addition to these, he can read and understand biblical Hebrew and ancient Greek.
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Pope Benedict XVI speaks: German Italian French English Spanish Portuguese additionally he reads and understands Latin Ancient Greek biblical Hebrew Source(s):
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