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Pope Benedict XVI in Berlin (31 images)

Created 20 Sep 2011.  
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Pope Benedict XVI makes an Apostolic journey to Germany, visiting Berlin, Freiburg and Erfurt in four days. Visit is highly controversial as record numbers are leaving the church tainted in scandals, including several cases of paedophilia. Nevertheless, about 70000 people were expected to see the Pope in the Olympic stadium in Berlin. Born Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger in 1927 Benedict is the 265th pope. Benedict XVI is theologically conservative and his teaching and writings defend traditional...
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