Pope St. Pius V

Today is the Feast of Pope St. Pius V, Pope of the Holy Rosary.

The body of Pope St. Pius V in the Sistine Chapel (Blessed Sacrament Chapel) of Santa Maria Maggiore (Rome)

The body of Pope St. Pius V in the Sistine Chapel (Blessed Sacrament Chapel) of Santa Maria Maggiore (Rome)

The ring on the finger of Pope St. Pius V was donated by none other than Napoleon Bonaparte, who returned to the Church.

The ring on the finger of Pope St. Pius V was donated by none other than Napoleon Bonaparte, who returned to the Church.

The tomb of Pope St. Pius V just beyond the Blessed Sacrament altar in the Sistine Chapel of Santa Maria Maggiore. http://www.vatican.va/various/basiliche/sm_maggiore/en/storia/cappella_sistina.htm

The tomb of Pope St. Pius V just beyond the Blessed Sacrament altar in the Sistine Chapel of Santa Maria Maggiore.
http://www.vatican.va/various/basiliche/sm_maggiore/en/storia/cappella_sistina.htm

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