"Jésus de Nazareth" (Paris: Flammarion)
1 Biographical Movie |
9 Print Biographies |
3 Portrayals |
33 Articles |
5 Pictorials |
9 Magazine Cover Photos |
Benet XVI | Benoît XVI | Cardinal Josef Ratzinger | Joseph Kardinal Ratzinger | Joseph Ratzinger | Papst Benedikt XVI.
5' 7" (1.7 m)
Did You Know?
Heroic virtue does not mean that the saint performs a type of "gymnastics" of holiness, something that normal people do not dare to do. It means rather that in the life of a person God's presence is revealed-something man could not do by himself and through himself... Or, in other words, to be a saint is nothing other than to speak with God as a friend speaks with a friend. This is holiness.
Third and youngest child of Joseph Ratzinger, Sr., a police officer and Maria Ratzinger, née Peintner. His sister Maria (1921-1991) managed his household until her death, his brother Georg (born in 1924) is also priest.
Image as a shy, textbook introvert