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St. Pius X

Pope Pius X, born Giuseppe Melchiorre Sarto, was the first Pope elected in the 20th century. He came to the papal office in 1903 and died 11 years later in 1914, just as World War I was beginning. He was born in 1835 at Riese, near Venice, and was one …

Today is the Memorial of St. Pius X, known as the Pope of the Blessed Sacrament.