由於處於非天主教圈. 2005年 觀教皇喪禮之後. 只約略知道他訪這兒那兒發表些正在宗的見解....然後他就退休了.
Pope Benedict XVI Says He Will Retire
Cites Age as Reason for Decision With Few Precedents
By ELISABETTA POVOLEDO
ROME — Pope Benedict XVI, the former Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger who took office in 2005 following the death of his predecessor, said on Monday that he will retire on Feb. 28, the first pope to do so in six centuries, an announcement certain to plunge the Roman Catholic world into speculation about his successor.