Germany Prepares for Pope Benedict’s Arrival

by Trent Gilliss, senior editor

In preparation for Pope Benedict XVI’s tension-filled visit to Germany from September 22-25, suspended workers drape the glass-faced facade of the Axel Springer Verlag headquarters in Berlin with a massive banner reproducing the front page of the tabloid Bild Zeitung the day after Joseph Ratzinger was appointed pope in 2005.

(photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

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  1. fatfashfem reblogged this from beingblog and added:
    I think it is mildly hilarious that their welcome banner is a cover of Bild Zeitung.
  2. beingblog posted this