• Dec. 31, 2022 6:19 p.m.

FILE - Newly nominated Archbishop of Munich and Freising, Joseph Ratzinger, right, prays with Bishop Erns Tewes in the Crypta of the Cathedral of Freising, southern Germany, on March 31, 1977. Ratzinger went on to become Pope Benedict XVI. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Dieter Endlicher, File)