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  • Pope (1566–1572). A leading figure of the Counter Reformation, he excommunicated Elizabeth I of England.

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  • noun Italian pope from 1566 to 1572 who led the reformation of the Roman Catholic Church; he excommunicated Elizabeth I (1504-1572)

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  • Knowing that the Christian forces were at a distinct material disadvantage, the holy pontiff, St. Pope Pius V called for all of Europe to pray the Rosary for victory.

    Victory Vessels for the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary

  • Saint (& Pope) Pius V, "The just use of (executions), far from involving the crime of murder, is an act of paramount obedience to this (Fifth) Commandment which prohibits murder."

    Texas Faith: Are Texans immoral for supporting the death penalty? | RELIGION Blog | dallasnews.com

  • Knowing that the Christian forces were at a distinct material disadvantage, the holy pontiff, St. Pope Pius V called for all of Europe to pray the Rosary for victory.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • The abstemious Saint Pius V persecuted Jews, burned books and heretics, waged religious war, and banned debate on theological issues such as the Immaculate Conception.

    Delizia!

  • Lord Acton's erroneous idea, that Ridolfi was employed by Pius V to obtain Elizabeth's assassination, seems to have arisen from a mistranslation of Gabutio's Latin Life of St. Pius in the Bollandists Cecil eventually discovered the intrigue; Norfolk was beheaded, 2 June, 1572, and the Puritans clamoured for Mary's blood, but in this particular Elizabeth would not gratify them.

    Mary Queen of Scots

  • Lord Acton's erroneous idea, that Ridolfi was employed by Pius V to obtain Elizabeth's assassination, seems to have arisen from a mistranslation of Gabutio's Latin Life of St. Pius in the Bollandists Cecil eventually discovered the intrigue; Norfolk was beheaded, 2 June, 1572, and the Puritans clamoured for Mary's blood, but in this particular Elizabeth would not gratify them.

    Archive 2007-12-02

  • A few weeks ago when all the debate concerning the liberal use of the pre-Vatican II ordo of Pius V was circulating around the news and blogworld, a few people discussed the political ramifications affecting resistance towards this 'indult' apparently centered within the French hierarchy.

    Politics and the feast of Christ the King

  • A few weeks ago when all the debate concerning the liberal use of the pre-Vatican II ordo of Pius V was circulating around the news and blogworld, a few people discussed the political ramifications affecting resistance towards this 'indult' apparently centered within the French hierarchy.

    Archive 2006-11-26

  • Before him, the last one was Pope Pius V 1566-1572.

    The blessed Pope, John Paul I

  • Before him, the last one was Pope Pius V 1566-1572.

    The blessed Pope, John Paul I

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