In case you haven't heard, today is the 85th birthday of Pope Benedict XVI. There is a picture here of the Holy Father praying with his brother. (You will have to scroll down.) How wonderful to be able to share your 85th birthday with your brother.
During the last 15 years or so of John Paul II's papacy I would occasionally think, "Well, I know that he is probably going to die before me and whoever they choose to replace him will be a horrible letdown. Well, thank goodness I have been proved definitely wrong.