Pope Benedict XVI succeeded John Paul II as leader of the Catholic Church on 19 April 2005, and remained pope until his stunning resignation announcement in 2013. Born Joseph Ratzinger, the future pope was raised in Bavaria and entered seminary in 1939. H...
Name at Birth:
April 16, 1927 (age
Marktl Am Inn, Bavaria, Germany
Pope Benedict XV born Giacomo Paolo Giovanni Battista della Chiesa (21
November 1854 – 22 January 1922), was Pope from 3 September 1914 until his
Jul 19, 2014 ... The first four years of Pope Benedict XV's papacy were consumed by
unsuccessful attempts to stop a war he called "the suicide of civilized ...
On this day in History, Pope Benedict XV named to papacy on Sep 03, 1914.
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Sep 12, 2008 ... Pope from 1914 to 1922. After graduating from the University of Genoa, he
studied for the priesthood in the Collegio Capranica in Rome and ...
Benedictus PP. XV. Giacomo della Chiesa. 3.IX.1914. -. 22.I.1922. BENEDICT XV
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Sep 3, 2014 ... Despite a biography title labeling him the “Unknown Pope,” Benedict XV had a
tremendous impact on life of the Church, and his legacy of ...
Namesake - Pope Benedict XV. Giacomo della Chiesa was born, 21 November
1854, to a noble family in Pegli, Italy. He studied law at the Royal University of ...
Pope Benedict XV, formerly Giacomo della Chiesa, (1854-1922) was elected to
the ... A man with renowned diplomatic talents, Benedict found his abilities - and ...
Benedict XV 1914 - 1922. James della Chiesa born 1854. Benedict XV's reign
was an overture to the reigns of Pius XI and Pius XII. Much that they achieved