The most famous pope in my opinion is St Peter. Not only did he become a Saint, he was the first pope, he was pope for the longest amount of time and he was one of Jesus's apostle's.
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What did the Pope Benedict XVI do to become famous?
He was a theological expert at Vatican II before he was 40 years old. He was prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith under John Paul II. He has published nearly seventy books and hundreds of articles, and most of those before he became pope, making him one of the most influential theologians of the post-Vatican II period. He was the first pope to resign in nearly 600 years. Pope Benedict is most famous because, as pope, he is the...