Pope Pius X
Pope Pius X (Latin: Pius PP. X; Italian: Pio X, 2 June 1835 – 20 August 1914), born Giuseppe Melchiorre Sarto, was an Italian priest of the Roman Catholic Church and the 258th Pope from 1903 to 1914. He is a saint of the Catholic Church, well known as being strongly against members of the Catholic Church trying to make it follow modern ideas, a movement called modernism.
Ordination history of
Pope Pius X
On 20 4 August 1903, Cardinal Sarto was elected pope; and he chose to be called Pius X.
In 1951, he was beatified, which is a step in the process of naming a saint of the Catholic Church.
In 1954, he was canonized as a saint.
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