Pope Benedict XV
Behind Giacomo della Chiesa's rather cool, conservative, somewhat impersonal and businesslike demeanor (as described on the previous page), he is much more passionate and emotional. Pope Benedict XV often conceals his vulnerability beneath a veneer of toughness or indifference.
Quiet, deep, emotionally complex and intensely private, he is not a person who is easy to get to know and understand. Pope Benedict XV is extremely sensitive but disinclined to show it, and he only allows a special few into his inner world. Like a wary animal, he is cautious and mistrustful of those he does not know until "he sniffs them out". He is highly instinctive and intuitive. Pope Benedict XV usually has a strong, immediate gut reaction to people, even though he may be unable to clearly articulate why he feels the way he does. His feelings and perceptions go deeper than words.
Pope Benedict XV also has a powerful need for deep emotional relationships and he forms very intense love bonds and attachments. He is possessive and often jealous of anyone or anything that he perceives as a threat to his relationship with someone he loves. When Pope Benedict XV commits himself to someone or something, he is wholeheartedly devoted and expects complete loyalty in return. Pope Benedict XV merges with or "marries" the person he loves at a very deep level and therefore separations are extremely painful for him, and often stormy and nasty. When Giacomo della Chiesa has been wounded, he is not inclined to turn the other cheek and will retaliate if at all possible. Pope Benedict XV will most certainly never forget the hurt and he often harbors grievances and resentment for a very long time. Forgiveness does not come easily to him.
Whatever he does, Pope Benedict XV does with passion and fervor, and he often goes to extremes. Giacomo della Chiesa can be hot or cold, but never lukewarm about anything. Giacomo della Chiesa can also be very narrow-minded: either he is 100% involved in something or it does not exist for him at all. Rarely is Pope Benedict XV emotionally detached and objective. He definitely has a fanatical streak. He is also immensely strong-willed and his tenacity in pursuing his objectives often borders on obsession. He is filled with fierce pride, courage and emotional strength.
Pope Benedict XV loves mysteries and is deeply attracted to the hidden, dark, secret side of life. Pope Benedict XV never takes things at face value and is always probing beneath the surface of people and situations to discover what is really going on. Pope Benedict XV tends to be more of a cynic than an idealist.
Leading groups and classes, and being involved in community efforts, social activities, events or movements are areas where Pope Benedict XV really shines and expresses his creativity. An awareness of politics or the larger social impact of individual actions is natural to him.
Pope Benedict XV tends to see things from his perspective only and to be rather subjective. He also enjoys talking and expressing his views but does not always listen as well. Pope Benedict XV has a clear mind, a love of learning and new experiences, and he needs constant mental stimulation and activity.
Pope Benedict XV is loving and well loved by others, and has a strong need for relationships that offer kindness, friendship and affection. His artistic and creative powers are also well developed and Pope Benedict XV does everything in a harmonious, gracious, pleasing manner. Aesthetics are very important to Giacomo della Chiesa, as are his personal appearance and attractiveness.
Pope Benedict XV has a strong will and the desire to be successful no matter what obstacles or resistance he has to overcome. Whatever he does, he knows what he wants to get out of it and drives toward that end with great vigor.
Giacomo della Chiesa tends to be in a constant state of tension and seems to look for avenues to test his strength. Pope Benedict XV uses all the energy at his disposal in order to succeed. Somewhat rebellious and inflexible, Pope Benedict XV fights any opposition or resistance he meets.
Pope Benedict XV has a good relationship between his body and soul. Pope Benedict XV tends to seek out the public and because of his strong personality, others will follow him. Pope Benedict XV could do well in public relations.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Capricorn and Sun in Scorpio
Sun in Scorpio
Sun in 11th house
Sun Conjunct Mercury
Sun Conjunct Venus
Sun Conjunct Mars/MC
Sun Opposition Saturn/Uranus
Sun Conjunct Asc./MC