Tuesday, April 19, 2005
On this day:

"Habemus Papam" -- Benedict XVI

Germany's Cardinal Ratzinger Elected Pope By WILLIAM J. KOLE The newly elected Pope, Joseph Ratzinger of Germany, waves to the crowd from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Tuesday, April 19, 2005. Ratzinger is the 265th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP Photo/Jasper Juinen) Catholic Pages: Electing a Pope by Paul McLachlan