Look back at Pope Benedict XVI through the years.
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.
Lucy Richardson/ Reuters
iStock / gbh007
National Portrait Gallery, London
iStock / mashabuba
It's easy to upload your photos and/or videos on News8000.com. Once you do, we'll share your upload with the community!