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Pope Pius IX

In this feast, particularly cherished by the Popes of modern times, we celebrate Mary as the Queen of Heaven and Earth. Pope Pius XII in the Papal Encyclical Ad Coeli Reginam proposed the traditional doctrine on the Queenship of Mary and established this feast for the Universal Church. Pope Pius

For this #ThrowbackThursday, we bring you the first announcement of a new pope in The Catholic Telegraph’s history. Pope Gregory XVI was elected in February of 1831, eight months before this newspaper’s first edition, making the conclave of 1846 the first to be covered in these pages. On this date, June 16,