Viva Il Fluffo – On His 90th, A Toast to B16

Posted April 17, 2017 7:03 pm by Editor

Viva Il Fluffo – On His 90th, A Toast to B16

Still The Fluffiest of ’em all, Pope-emeritus Benedict XVI marked his 90th birthday on this Pasquetta (Easter Monday) afternoon, as a small group of Joseph Ratzinger’s Bavarian countrymen toasted the milestone with music – and, indeed, some homeland drink – at his home in the Mater Ecclesiae convent in the Vatican Gardens.An instant classic, the shot above was beamed around by one of the attendees, a German journalist; to the Birthday Pope’s left is the Papstbruder-emeritus Msgr Georg Ratzinger, Benedict’s older brother.Ostensibly keen to avoid eclipsing his predecessor’s day, however, the Pope didn’t turn up – having forged a solid bond with

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