Marie-Francoise-Therese Martin entered a convent aged just 15 and was canonised as a saint in 1925 by Pope Pius XI
He died in 1859 and was canonized on May 31, 1925 by Pope Pius XI
. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI declared St.
She was beatified by Pope Pius XI
only 28 years after her death, and is one of the Church's most popular saints.
Some say that when Pope Pius XI
established the feast of Christ the King in 1925, he wanted to combat secularism and also, some say, to remind the nations of Europe that even after losing its secular power, the Catholic Church remained more important than political realms.
Although the concept of subsidiarity has been around for centuries, it was Pope Pius XI
who emphasized its importance for the church's social teaching with his encyclical Quadragesimo Anno (On the Reconstruction of the Social Order), written in 1931.
In 1932, at the opening of the Vatican Pinacoteca, Pope Pius XI
had railed against 'certain other so-called sacred works of art, which do not seem to evoke and present the sacred other than to disfigure it to the extent of caricature, and often going as far as true and actual profanation' (1).
Coppa's political history of the papacy avoids, for the most part, these potential pitfalls, especially between the end of the eighteenth century up until the end of the papacy of Pius XI
Daet Bishop Gilbert Garcera, chair of the CBCP Episcopal Commission on Family and Life, made the announcement during a two-day symposium on same-sex attraction at the Pope Pius XI
Catholic Center in Paco, Manila.
The subsequent interventions of Popes Benedict XV and Pius XI
and the far-sighted and artistically trained apostolic delegate to China, Celso Costantini, encouraged a return to a more indigenous expression of Chinese devotion.
The Secret History of Pius XI
and the Rise of Fascism in Europe
In this book, Peter Conslaves, a teacher at the Salesian Pontifical University in Rome considers, explores Gandhi's relationship, or lack thereof, with Pope Pius XI
, Pope Benedict XVI, and Pope Francis.
Hunt is principal of Pius XI
High School in Milwaukee, Wis.