Pope Pius the Tenth


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(4.7 stars; 47 reviews)

Pope Saint Pius X (2 June 1835 – 20 August 1914), born Giuseppe Melchiorre Sarto, was Pope from 4 August 1903 to his death in 1914. He was the first pope since Pius V (1566 to 1572) to be canonized. St. Pius X is known for vigorously opposing modernist interpretations of Catholic doctrine, promoting traditional devotional practices and orthodox theology. His most important reform was to publish the first Code of Canon Law, which collected the laws of the Church into one volume for the first time. He was also considered a pastoral pope, in the sense of encouraging personal holiness, piety and a daily lifestyle reflecting deep Christian values. (Summary adapted from Wikipedia) (3 hr 44 min)

Chapters

Child and Student 19:58 Read by MariaS
Curate and Parish Priest 20:24 Read by MariaS
Canon and Bishop 24:02 Read by MariaS
Patriarch of Venice 24:50 Read by MariaS
The Papal Election 18:17 Read by MariaS
The Aims of Pius X 19:22 Read by Mich_elle
Pius X and France 11:56 Read by Mich_elle
The Pope of the Eucharist 15:35 Read by Mich_elle
Pius X and Modernism 11:42 Read by Mich_elle
Pius X and the Priesthood 22:06 Read by Jia Jia Yong
The Pope of the Suffering 17:00 Read by Mich_elle
The Pope of Peace 19:07 Read by Robin Cotter

Reviews


(4.5 stars)

thanks! we need audio versions also for any pre Vatican 2 Papal decrees against Socialism/ Communism as well as Liberalism/Modernism, especially Pius 11 Encyclical Divini Redemptoris, Quadragesimo Anno, and the Pius 12 Holy Office Decree in 1949, Against Communism, and Pius 12 Encyclicals Mystici Corporis Christi, Ad Sinarem Gentem, Ad Apostolorum Prinicipis and Meminisse Iuvat, most especially...please do consider ASAP!

enlightening and uplifting


(5 stars)

Very much enjoyed learning about this saint! Thank you to the readers!


(5 stars)

Very well read and written. I would recommend this book on St Pius the Xth

Excellent historical outlook


(2 stars)

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great book


(5 stars)

great biography and well read