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Benedict XVI has Beer, Party for 90th Birthday at Vatican

On a sunny, mild day, guests sat outside the monastery on Vatican City grounds where Benedict has lived since he became the first pontiff to resign in 600 years

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI talks with Bavarian Prime Minister Horst Seehofer on the occasion of a party for Benedict's 90th birthday, at the Vatican Monday, April 17, 2017, photo: Pool Photo/L'Osservatore Romano, via AP
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VATICAN CITY – Benedict XVI, who resigned as pontiff in 2013, has celebrated his 90th birthday with a mug of beer and the company of visitors from his native Bavaria in Germany.

Photos by the Vatican newspaper L’Osservatore Romano of the celebration showed Benedict sipping a beer. His brother, Monsignor Georg Ratzinger, also joined the party and enjoyed a beer.

Bavarian Prime Minister Horst Seehofer (L) meets Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI on the occasion of a party for Benedict’s 90th birthday, at the Vatican Monday, April 17, 2017. Photo: Pool Photo/L’Osservatore Romano, via AP

Looking happy, the frail Benedict also admired a gift basket whose goodies included German sausages.

He was born on April 16, 1927, in southern Germany. But since the birthday coincided this year with Easter Sunday, Benedict was feted on Monday.

On a sunny, mild day, 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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