Our first Canonized Saint in over 60 episodes! The implementation of the Council of Trent, the Battle of Lepanto and the Triumph of the Rosary. In this episode of Habemus Papam, Fr. Conrad discusses Saint Pius V, who succeeded Pope Pius IV who you can listen and learn more about here.
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Pius V, born Antonio Ghislieri on January 15, 1504 in the Duchy of Milan, now Bosco Marengo. Antonio entered the Dominican order at the age of 14 and he took the name Michele. He received the sacrament of Holy Orders in 1528 at Genoa.
Pope Pius IV died and Charles Borromeo favored Antonio’s election. The Cardinals elected Antonio pope and he took the name Pope Pius V on January 8, 1566.
Pius V attempted to squash the spread of Protestantism and the advance of Turkish armies in the East. He promulgated the canons and decrees of the Council of Trent. He standardized the Holy Bible and promulgated the 1570 edition of the Roman Missal.
On May 1, 1572, the Pope died and suffered from bladder stones. Pope Gregory XIII succeeded him.