yes,he is the 16th pope with the name benedict!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
There have been 15 popes named Benedict. Benedict X does not count as he was an antipope.
Pope Benedict was named Theophylactus at birth.
There have been 15 popes named Benedict. Pope Benedict X was an anti pope and there was much confusion about the issue so when Pope Benedict XI chose his name, it should have been Benedict X.
Pope Benedict has a brother named Georg Ratzinger who is also a priest.
There have been 16 popes named Benedict. Please choose one of them.
Pope Benedict XVI was named Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger at birth.
No, there has never been a twin Pope Benedict. However, Saint Benedict had a twin sister named Scholastica.
There have been 15 popes named Benedict, including Benedict XVI. There was no Benedict X as he was determined to be an anti-pope.
The mother of Pope Benedict XVI was named Maria Ratzinger (nee Peintner).
Pope Benedict XVI was originally named Joseph.
Gregory and Benedict tie at 16 popes named. However, Pope Benedict X does not count as he was an anti pope. Therefore, there have only been 15 popes named Benedict.