Now that Pope Benedict has retired, what is his official title?




Pope Benedict will be known officially as “Roman pontiff emeritus.” Of course “Roman pontiff” refers specifically to the office of St. Peter. Moreover, he is also the bishop emeritus of Rome, retaining the sacred character received at his ordination as a bishop.

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