Thursday, May 7, 2009

Flashback: Ratzinger in Israel - 1975 and 1994.

Joseph Ratzinger has visited the Holy Land at least twice before.

In February 1975 he was part of a study delegation from the Bavarian Catholic Academy, with Cardinal Dopfner of Munich; and the second time in February 1994, when -- accompanied by Josef Clemens, his private secretary -- he attended an international religious conference to present a paper.

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(Thanks to Benodatte @ The Benedict Forum).

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