Pope Benedict XVI resigned from the papacy on February 2013 and was the first pope to resign in 600 years. Just hours after Pope Benedict's announcement, a bolt of lightning struck the dome of St. Peter's Basilica — the centerpiece of the Vatican.
Coat of Arms for ex Pope Benedict XVI (Pope Ratzinger) born in Bavaria (modern Germany). Germany's original name from the Moors was Friesing. The Moor on the Pope's coat of arms is the King of Friesing. He was a Moor.