About Pope Pius V
Pope Pius V was the head of the Catholic Church and by default the ruler of the Papal States from January 7, 1566 to May 1, 1572. A successor of Pope Pius IV, he is best remembered for having contributed immensely to the standardization of the Roman Rite and for his involvement in the Council of Trent and the Counter-Reformation. He also conferred a Doctor of the Church title on Saint Thomas Aquinas during his papacy. Prior to becoming a pope, he was known for his reputation for favoring doctrines over personalities as a cardinal. For her role in the persecution of English Catholics, Pius V excommunicated Elizabeth I of England. He was made a Saint of the Catholic Church after his death.
His birth name was Antonio Ghislieri
He died on May 1, 1572 after suffering from bladder stones and being weakened by his extensive fasts.
F.A.Q. about Pope Pius V
When is Pope Pius V's birthday?
Pope Pius V's birthday is on January 17, 1504.
In how many days is Pope Pius V's birthday?
Pope Pius V's birthday is in 348 days
How old was Pope Pius V when he/she died?
Pope Pius V was 68 years old.
When did Pope Pius V die?
Pope Pius V died in May 1, 1572.
Where was Pope Pius V from?
Pope Pius V was born in Bosco, Italy.