Pope Pius XI


Born
in Desio, Italy
May 31, 1857

Died
February 10, 1939

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Pope Pius XI,born Ambrogio Damiano Achille Ratti, reigned as Pope from 6 February 1922 to his death in 1939. He was the first sovereign of Vatican City from its creation as an independent state on 11 February 1929. He took as his papal motto, "Pax Christi in Regno Christi," translated "The Peace of Christ in the Kingdom of Christ."

Pius XI issued numerous encyclicals, including Quadragesimo Anno , in the 40th anniversary of Pope Leo XIII's groundbreaking social encyclical Rerum Novarum, highlighting the capitalistic greed of international finance, and social justice issues, and Quas primas, establishing the feast of Christ the King. The encyclical Studiorum Ducem, promulgated 29 June 1923, was written on the occasion of the 6th centenary of
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Casti Connubii: On Christia...

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Quadragesimo Anno: On Recon...

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On Fostering True Religious...

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Quas Primas

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Miserentissimus Redemptor

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Divini Redemptoris: On Athe...

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Divini Illius Magistri on C...

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Mitt Brennender Sorge on th...

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Rerum Omnium Perterbationem

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Non Abbiamo Bisogno on Cath...

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“However we may pity the mother whose health and even life is imperiled by the performance of her natural duty, there yet remains no sufficient reason for condoning the direct murder of the innocent.”
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“Conscientious parents, aware of their educational duties, have a primal and original right to determine that the children which God has given them should be educated in the spirit of true faith.”
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“There is but one way in which the unity of Christians may be fostered, and that is by furthering the return to the one true Church of Christ of those who are separated from it; for far from that one true Church they have in the past fallen away. The one Church of Christ is visible to all, and will remain, according to the will of its Author, exactly the same as He instituted it.”
Pope Pius XI, On Fostering True Religious Unity: Mortalium Animos

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