Former pope, Benedict XVI who resigned in 2013, recently celebrated his birthday in the company of his friends and family from his native Bavaria in Germany.
NAIJ.com gathered that the former pope did not just have a quiet birthday or had few friends come around, Benedict XVI celebrated his big day with a mug of beer.
However, the pictures of this birthday were release by the Vatican newspaper which showed the celebrant sipping from his mug of beer. Benedict’s brother, Monsignor Georg Ratzinger also joined the party.
He was born on April 16, 1927, in southern Germany but since the birthday coincided this year with Easter Sunday, Benedict was celebrated on Easter Monday, April 17.
His guests sat outside the monastery on Vatican City grounds where Benedict has lived since he became the first pontiff to resign in 600 years, stunning the Catholic Church.
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