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Saint Pius V

Roberto de Mattei has written a compelling and powerful biography of Pope Pius V, widely recognized as one of the boldest and most courageous popes of the past millennium, who decisively defeated the Ottoman Turks at the Battle of Lepanto and fought head-on the Protestant Reformation, which had assailed the Church.
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ISBN: 9781644134610
  • Author Roberto de Mattei
  • Pub Date 25/05/2021
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Over decades, University of Rome professor Roberto de Mattei has produced a wealth of incisive analyses about the Catholic world's collapse and charted an authoritative path back to health and sanity. He has now written a compelling and powerful biography of Pope Pius V, widely recognized as one of the boldest and most courageous popes of the past millennium, who decisively defeated the Ottoman Turks at the Battle of Lepanto and fought head-on the Protestant Reformation, which had assailed the Church. The life of every Christian is a battle, and St. Pius V offers us a luminous example of leadership in a time of trial. In these pages, you'll learn how the "Revolution of Luther" was met with a papal shrug--that is, until Pius V became pope, why St. Pius V's no-compromise approach toward both the Renaissance and Humanist corruption preserved the Church, the role inquisitions played in the time of Pope Pius V and what they enabled him to accomplish, how St. Pius V dealt with stray bishops and how his rebukes and mandates led to meaningful reforms of both their lives and the Church.
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