How to use Pius I in a sentence
The trouble was, he alienated Pope Pius VI and Pius VII—the latter he actually arrested.
But the real insanity came with a memorial stone of marble donated by Pope Pius IX.
Kertzer credits John Paul II with opening the files on the Pius XI papacy, in 2002, which made him decide to embark upon the book.
But the role of the Vatican under the last two popes called Pius lodges deep in that responsibility.
Aloof and bookish, Pius XI (Achille Ratti) spent years as a Vatican librarian before becoming a diplomat and cardinal.
He lived in the time of Antoninus Pius, was rich, and possessed all the faculties for such an undertaking.Solomon Maimon: An Autobiography.|Solomon Maimon
Both Pius and Philip had bitterly opposed the negotiations of the early part of the year.
To his last breath Pius retained the same thirst for the blood of the heretics of France.
His successor, Pius the Fourth, was of milder temper and leaned rather to a policy of conciliation.
When Philip doubted how to deal with the troubles in the Netherlands, Pius bade him deal with them by force of arms.