His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI ,Supreme Pontiff of the Universal Church, Primate of Italy,Bishop of Rome, Leader of the Roman Catholic Church, The Vicar of Christ, Head of State of the Vatican,Servant of the Servants of God,Successor of the Prince of the Apostles, Archbishop and Metropolitan of the Roman province, formerly Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger has hearing aids, said a Vatican spokesman.
Pope Benedict has been using them for about 10 years and prefers the Siemens 'Motion' variety specially imported from his homeland of Germany.
The spokesman continued "His Holiness is a person constantly on the go and this is why he prefers the Siemens 'Motion' aids."
The Siemens website describes the revolutionary hearing aids as "Fully automatic, so even in complex listening environments there's no need to change programs or adjust volume settings."
"Designed for wearers with mild through severe hearing loss, Motion offers different housing types and performance levels to meet the diverse needs of wearers. And all BTE models are rechargeable."