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Blessed Pope Pius IX

(Giovanni Maria Mastai Ferretti)

1846.06.16 – 1878.02.07

Bishop of Rome

Vicar of Jesus Christ

Successor of the Prince of the Apostles

Supreme Pontiff of the Universal Church

Patriarch of the West

Metropolitan Archbishop of the Province of Rome

Servant of the Servants of God


Born:1792.05.13 (Senigallia, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1819.04.10
Consecrated Bishop:1827.06.03
Created Cardinal in pectore:1839.12.23
Revealed as Cardinal:1840.12.14
Elected as Supreme Pontiff:1846.06.16
Installed as Supreme Pontiff:1846.06.21
Died:1878.02.07 (Vatican City State † 85)
Beatified:2000.09.03

Archbishop of Spoleto (Italy) (1827.05.21 – 1832.12.17)

Archbishop-Bishop of Imola (Italy) (1832.12.17 – 1846.06.16)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Marcellino e Pietro (1840.12.17 – 1846.06.16)

Supreme Pontiff (1846.06.16 [1846.06.21] – 1878.02.07)

Commendatory Abbot of Subiaco (Italy) (1847 – 1853)

Cardinals Created:
Cardinals Created 123 Cardinals (23 Consistories)

Documents Issued:
85 Documents 85 Documents

Saints Proclaimed:
63 Saints (2 ceremonies), 331 Blesseds (17 ceremonies)

Buried at:
Basilica Papale di San Lorenzo fuori le Mura, Roma, Italy (Sarcophagus)


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