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When was Pope Benedict XVI inaugurated as pope?

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January 24, 2015 6:37PM

On April 24, 2005, he celebrated the Papal Inauguration Mass in St. Peter's Square, during which he was invested with the Pallium and the Ring of the Fisherman. Then, on 7 May, he took possession of his cathedral church, the Archbasilica of St. John Lateran.