A look at Pope Benedict XVI’s career


Pope Benedict XVI of the Roman Catholic Church has decided to resign from his post due to ill health, the Vatican has announced. Pope Benedict XVI has been the head of the Catholic Church for the past eight years. He is one of the oldest Roman Catholic popes to be elected in history. Al Jazeera's Barbara Serra looks at his career.

 

 

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