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
Giuseppe Sarto was born in 1835 in Riese in the Kingdom of Lombardy-Venetia. He studied at the University of Padua.
In 1884, Pope Leo XIII made Sarto the Bishop of Mantua.
In 1893, Pope Leo XIII made Sarto a cardinal and the Patriarch of Venice.
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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- ↑ "Why is St. Pius X the Society's patron?". 25 August 2014.
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- ↑ "Pope joins faithful at altar of St. Pius X". Vatican Insider. 22 August 2015. Archived from the original on 28 September 2015. Retrieved 23 August 2015.
- ↑ "List of Popes," Catholic Encyclopedia (2009); retrieved 2011-11-02.
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- ↑ "Modernism | Roman Catholicism". Encyclopedia Britannica.
- ↑ 8.0 8.1 8.2 Flinn, Frank K. et al. (2007). "Pius X," in Encyclopedia of Catholicism, p. 519.
Media related to Pius X at Wikimedia Commons
- . Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913.
- Catholic Hierarchy, Pope Pius X
- Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church, Cardinal Sarto
- Museo San Pio X
- Fondazione Giuseppe Sarto (in Italian)