Pape Pius IX

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Blessed Pape
Pius IX
Installed16 Juin 1846
Term endit7 Februar 1878
PredecessorGregory XVI
SuccessorLeo XIII
Ordination10 Aprile 1819
Consecration3 Juin 1827
bi Pape Pius VIII
Creatit Cardinal14 December 1840
bi Pape Gregory XVI
Personal details
Birth nameGiovanni Maria
Born13 Mey 1792(1792-05-13)
Senigallia, Marche, Papal States
Deed7 Februar 1878(1878-02-07) (aged 85)
Apostolic Palace, Roum, Italy
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Feast day7 Februar
Teetle as SauntBlessed
Beatified3 September 2000
Saunt Peter's Square, Vatican Ceety
bi Pape John Paul II
Ither papes named Pius

Blessed Pape Pius IX (Laitin: Pius IX; 13 Mey 1792 – 7 Februar 1878), born Giovanni Maria Mastai-Ferretti, wis the heid o the Roman Catholic Church frae 16 Juin 1846 tae his daith in 1878. He wis the langest-reignin electit pape in the history o the Catholic Kirk — totallin nearly 32 year. During his pontificate, he convened the First Vatican Cooncil in 1869, which decreed papal infallibility, but the cooncil wis cut short in 1870.