The Facts About “Pope Benedict XVI” – Joseph Alois Ratzinger

What You Need To Know About the Man who Claimed to be the Pope from 2005-2013

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Fr. Joseph A. Ratzinger

“Benedict XVI”

On April 19, 2005, the German “cardinal” Fr. Joseph Ratzinger was elected “Pope” Benedict XVI. This page is dedicated to demonstrating that the past and present beliefs and actions of this individual reveal that he is not a Catholic, and therefore he cannot possibly have held the highest office in the Catholic Church, the papacy. Furthermore, the “episcopal consecration” of Fr. Ratzinger in 1977 was invalid, and hence Joseph Ratzinger is not even a bishop but only a priest (ordained in 1951). We also encourage you to read “What to Expect of Benedict XVI”, an essay we put together in 2005, outlining what we believed would happen during the Benedict XVI “pontificate” — and we weren’t very far off. Further below you will find information regarding Benedict’s resignation from the “papal office” that was effective Feb. 28, 2013.

Collection of Links on Joseph Ratzinger aka “Pope Benedict XVI”

Ratzinger against Traditionalists:

“We must be on guard against minimizing these movements [that oppose Vatican II]. Without a doubt, they represent a sectarian zealotry that is the antithesis of Catholicity. We cannot resist them too firmly.

(Citation Info: Joseph Ratzinger, Principles of Catholic Theology, Ignatius Press, 1987, pp. 389-90; underlining added. German original: Katholische Prinzipienlehre, 1982)

On the Resignation of “Pope” Benedict XVI in 2013

Video: Benedict XVI announces his Resignation