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These Amazing Pope Pius V Quotes Will Delight You!

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If you’re looking for Pope Saint Pius V quotes, the quotes below will delight you!

Pope Pius V (1504-1572) was an Italian Pope who is loved by many Catholics. During his reign he added so much to Christendom.

This pious Dominican Pope Saint is known for the following:

  • Implementing the decrees of the Council of Trent
  • Standardizing the Roman Rite (Tridentine Liturgy).
  • Declaring Thomas Aquinas a Saint.
  • Excommuncating Elizabeth I of England for heresy and persecution of English Catholics during her reign.
  • Instituting the Feast of Our Lady of Victory to celebrate the anniversary of the battle of Lepanto. He also added to the Litany of Loreto the supplication “Help of Christians” (Auxilium Christianorum).
  • Officially approving the 15 decade form of the Rosary.
  • Instituting the Feast of the Rosary.

He is a Great Pope and example to past and future bishops and posts.

Top Pope Pius V Quotes

  1. “All the evils of the world are due to lukewarm Catholics.”
  2. “The Pope and God are the same, so he has all power in Heaven and earth.”
  3. “O Lord, increase my sufferings and my patience.”
  4. “Following the example of our predecessors, seeing that the Church militant, which God has placed in our hands, in these our times is tossed this way and that by so many heresies, and is grievously troubled and afflicted by so many wars, and by the depraved morals of men, we also raise our eyes, weeping but full of hope, unto that same mountain, whence every aid comes forth, and we encourage and admonish each member of Christ’s faithful to do likewise in the Lord.”
  5. “Therefore, resting upon the authority of Him whose pleasure it was to place us (though unequal to such a burden) upon this supreme justice-seat, we do out of the fullness of our apostolic power declare the foresaid Elizabeth to be a heretic and favourer of heretics, and her adherents in the matters aforesaid to have incurred the sentence of excommunication and to be cut off from the unity of the body of Christ.”
  6. “Furthermore, by these presents [this law], in virtue of Our Apostolic authority, We grant and concede in perpetuity that, for the chanting or reading of the Mass in any church whatsoever, this Missal is hereafter to be followed absolutely, without any scruple of conscience or fear of incurring any penalty, judgment, or censure, and may freely and lawfully be used. Nor are superiors, administrators, canons, chaplains, and other secular priests, or religious, of whatever title designated, obliged to celebrate the Mass otherwise than as enjoined by Us.” Quo Primum.


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