Jul 202012
 

Anura Guruge, laughing, picture November 16, 2011.

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by Anura Guruge


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>> Length Of Pope Benedict XVI’s (#266) 7-Year Pontificate, April 19, 2012, In Perspective — April 12, 2012.
>> Pope Benedict XVI (#266) Goes Up Two More Notches, To #115, In Terms Of ‘Longest Reign’ — May 7, 2012.


The pope continues to climb up the chart. He was at #117 on the 7th anniversary of his election on April 19, 2012. He has gone up 4 notches, but more importantly exceeded the 7.19 year average.

He has now reigned for longer than 153 popes; 57.5%.

  4 Responses to “Pope Benedict XVI (#266) Goes ‘Above Average’, Exceeding The 7.19 Year Mark For All Prior Papacies”

  1. MARAVILLOSO, GENIAL ME GUSTARIA DE LLEGAR A ESA EDAD LUCIDO FUERTE COMO NUESTRO SANTO PADRE

  2. Espero que usted lo hace, aún más fuerte. Anura

  3. Where is BL. John Paul II ‘s place?

  4. Heaven, I think. He is now Blessed. In terms of lengths of pontificates he is, of course, #2. Hope this helps. Cheers.

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