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Pope Pius I
|Pope Saint Pius I|
|Bishop of Rome|
|Papacy began||c. 140|
|Papacy ended||c. 155|
|Born||c. late 1st century|
Rome, Roman Empire
|Feast day||11 July|
|Other Popes named Pius|
Pope Pius I (Latin: Pius PrimusScript error: No such module "Category handler".; died 154) was an Italian priest of the Roman Catholic Church and the 10th Pope, the official title is the Bishop of Rome from 140 until his death in 154.
Pius became pope in 140.
He was the first sole Bishop of Rome during his reign. Previously, the Bishop of Rome was a council of Bishops with the Pope being the head of the council. His feast day is celebrated on July 11.
- "List of Popes," Catholic Encyclopedia (2009); retrieved 2013-4-1.
- Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. (1833). "Pius I," Penny cyclopaedia, Vol. 18, p. 197.
- "Pope St. Pius I," Catholic Encyclopedia; retrieved 2013-4-1.
- Richard P. McBrien, Lives of the Popes: The Pontiffs from St. Peter to John Paul II, (San Francisco:Harper San Francisco, 1997, p. 39
- "Pope St. Pius I". Catholic Encyclopedia. (1913). New York: Robert Appleton Company.
- "Pius," Encyclopædia Britannica, 1911
- Catholic Hierarchy, Popes in sequence
|Catholic Church titles|
|Bishop of Rome
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