Pope Benedict XVI

How many siblings does Pope Benedict XVI have?



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Joseph Ratzinger (Pope Benedict XVI) was the third and youngest child of Joseph Ratzinger, Sr., a police officer, and Maria Peintner. Georg Ratzinger, his brother, is still alive. He is a priest and former director of the Regensburger Domspatzen choir. Maria Ratzinger, his sister, never married and managed his household until her death in 1991.