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Pius X

noun
1.
Saint (Giuseppe Sarto) 1835–1914, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1903–14.
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  • Pope Pius X wanted tapestries, those of the marvellous Flemish weave.

    The Tapestry Book Helen Churchill Candee
  • Pope Pius X has made every effort to suppress the Modernists.

  • It is well known that the advisers of Pius X have committed the Papacy to a wholesale condemnation of the new movement.

    Outspoken Essays William Ralph Inge
  • Yet who that has looked into the face of Pope Pius X will ever forget its strong, yet sweet manliness?

    On the Trail of The Immigrant Edward A. Steiner
  • Decidedly Pius X is musical; he plays the pianoforte it is said, with taste.

    Franz Liszt James Huneker
  • Your Pope Pius X died of grief to see the outbreak of this war—so it is said.

    Above the Battle Romain Rolland
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Pius X

noun
1.
Saint. original name Giuseppe Sarto. 1835–1914, Italian ecclesiastic; pope (1903–14). He condemned Modernism (1907) and initiated a new codification of canon law. Feast day: Aug 21
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