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(1981) Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, a leading theologian and archbishop of Munich, West Germany, has been named by Pope John Paul II to head the Vatican Congregation for Doctrine – the office charged with upholding orthodoxy. RNS file photo.

(RNS2-feb11) (1981) Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, a leading theologian and archbishop of Munich, West Germany, has been named by Pope John Paul II to head the Vatican Congregation for Doctrine – the office charged with upholding orthodoxy. For use with RNS-POPE-RESIGN, transmitted on February 11, 2013. RNS file photo.