Pope Benedict XVI through the years

Published On: Feb 11 2013 10:10:46 AM CST   Updated On: Mar 13 2013 11:20:21 AM CDT

Look back at Pope Benedict XVI through the years.

Joseph Ratzinger with Pope John Paul II
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Ratzinger and Pope John Paul II were close friends. Here, in 2004, Pope John Paul II greets the man who would go on to succeed him.

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