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Pius I

[pahy-uh s] /ˈpaɪ əs/
noun
1.
Saint, pope a.d. 140–155?.

Pius V

noun
1.
Saint (Michele Ghislieri) 1504–72, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1566–72.

Pius X

noun
1.
Saint (Giuseppe Sarto) 1835–1914, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1903–14.
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Pius V

noun
1.
Saint. original name Michele Ghislieri. 1504–72, Italian ecclesiastic; pope (1566–72). He attempted to enforce the reforms decreed by the Council of Trent, excommunicated Elizabeth I of England (1570), and organized the alliance that defeated the Turks at Lepanto (1571). Feast day: 30 April

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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