The order that Pope Benedict XVI entered when he became a priest.
Question from Tom Tarcson on 4/20/2005:

What order did Pope Benedict XVI enter into when he became a priest on June 29, 1951? Is he a priest in the Benedictine Order?

Answered on 4/25/2005:

No, he is a diocesan priest, of Munich, his home dicoese. To my knowledge he has never entered a religious order.

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