Pope Pius V Born in Duchy of Savoy

Pope Pius V Born in Duchy of Savoy

Pope Pius V
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Pope Pius V is born Antonio Ghislieri in Bosco, Duchy of Savoy. Even as cardinal he will be well known for his defense of Catholic orthodoxy and it is during his papacy that the Council of Trent is convened to counter the heresies of the Protestant Reformation.

 

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