Newspapers Weigh In on New Pope

Germany has its first pope in centuries, and what you think of that may depend on where you live. After the election of Benedict XVI, a German newspaper headline declared: "We Are the Pope." British papers took a different tone. One British tabloid called him "God's Rotweiler," while the headline in another read: "From Hitler Youth to Papa Ratzi" — a reference to Joseph Ratzinger's life in the Nazi era.

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