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Pi·us V

 (pī′əs), Saint Originally Antonio Ghislieri. 1504-1572.
Pope (1566-1572). A leading figure of the Counter Reformation, he excommunicated Elizabeth I of England.
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Pius V

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(Biography) 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
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Noun1.Pius V - Italian pope from 1566 to 1572 who led the reformation of the Roman Catholic ChurchPius V - 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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Some time after my arrival in Flanders news came of the league that his Holiness Pope Pius V of happy memory, had made with Venice and Spain against the common enemy, the Turk, who had just then with his fleet taken the famous island of Cyprus, which belonged to the Venetians, a loss deplorable and disastrous.
Pius V Catholic Church in Walsh and the Knight of Columbus #1952 in Evansville, Illinois.
From this stemmed St Pius V's bull excommunicating Elizabeth (and the horrifying persecution of Roman Catholics triggered by the pontifical gaffe), and ultimately the Spanish Armada, as Mary I's widower, the King of Spain, tried to grab his late wife's realm.
The Roman Catholic Church pays tribute to the initiator of the feast of Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary - Saint Pius V (1566 -1572) on Tuesday, April 30.
In a gesture to contemporary concerns, Ronald describes Pius V's excommunication of Elizabeth in 1570 as a "papal fatwa" (162).
The other Popes covered are Clement VII, Pius V and Urban VII although the treatment is, thankfully, not just straight-forward biography.
Rocco Buttiglione , formerly Italy's European affairs minister, is now a professor of law at Saint Pius V University, Rome.
Rocco Buttiglione , formerly Italy's European Affairs minister, is now Professor of Law at Saint Pius V University, Rome.
During a meeting with the Prefect, Sergio Pagano, on 13 January 2004, the Prefect, who contributed an essay on Pius V to the two volume Great Popes in (Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2003) which I edited, confided that it would take another twenty years to arrange the papers of Pius XII's pontificate before opening them for scholarly scrutiny.
Pius V hoped to stave off the next inevitable attack before it happened and managed to bring together the fleets of Spain and of the republics of Venice and Genoa, as well as the papal fleet, to stop the Turkish fleet from leaving its own waters.