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He as a catholic priest is celibate and sexual orientation has no real significance in relation to him. It is also heavily doubtful that has a homosexual orientation.

Richard Sipe says of Pope Benedict XVI (and indirectly of Pope Paul VI), "I have asked a number of Roman clerics and members of the Roman press corps if they think the pope is gay. None, of course, wish to be named for obvious reasons, but every one was convinced that Pope Benedict XVI is gay. I repeat what I said at the outset. This does not impute sin or the misbehavior that plagued Pope Paul VI, but it is a strong assertion about his orientation."
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