Some statistical info about Pope Benedict XVI

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•2005 Beginning of the Pontificate
•19 April: Anniversary of the Election of His Holiness Benedict XVI
•24 April: Anniversary of the beginning of the Petrine Ministry of His Holiness Benedict XVI
•20,000 Approximate number of books in Pope Benedict’s personal library
•1927: Year in which Joseph Ratzinger was born (Biography)
•563 Number of holy people beatified by Pope Benedict (See the list here)
•14 Number of saints canonized during his pontificate (See the list here)
•264 Number of pontiffs who preceded Pope Benedict beginning with St. Peter
•(See the list of Popes here)
•7 Number of trips Pope Benedict has taken outside Italy as pontiff
•2 Number of encyclicals Pope Benedict has released so far: Spe Salvi,

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