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Arms of Pope Pius IX (Giovanni Maria Mastai Ferretti) in the Vatican Museums.

Arms of Pope Pius IX (Giovanni Maria Mastai Ferretti) in the Vatican Museums.

ring belonging to Pope Pius IX is made of gold, aquamarine and red garnet

ring belonging to Pope Pius IX is made of gold, aquamarine and red garnet

Pope Pius IX, born Giovanni Maria Mastai-Ferretti, reigned from 16 June 1846 to his death in 1878. He was the longest-reigning elected pope in the history of the Catholic Church — over 31 years. During his pontificate, he convened the First Vatican Council (1869-1870), which decreed papal infallibility. He was also the last pope to rule as the Sovereign of the Papal States, which fell completely to Italian nationalist armies in 1870.

13 May 1792 – 7 February born Giovanni Maria Mastai-Ferretti,[a] reigned as Pope from 16 June 1846 to his death in He was the longest-reigning elected pope in the history of the Catholic Church, serving for over 31 years.

This death mask is of Pope Pius IX

Pius IX, Pope, death mask, from the matrix of the original.

Papal Garb - A Pictorial Tribute to Pope Benedict XV1 - Page 4 politicalworld.org Any of the papal tiaras. (The one above is the 1877 Palati...

The Palatine Tiara is the most widely used Papal Tiara in the possession of the Vatican. It was donated to Pope Pius IX in 1877 by the Holy See's Palatine Guard to commemorate his jubilee as a bishop. It was last worn to date by Pope John XXIII.

Blessed Pius IX  Papacy began	16 June 1846  Papacy ended	7 February 1878  Predecessor	Gregory XVI  Successor	Leo XIII  Orders  Ordination	10 April 1819  Consecration	3 June 1827  by Pope Pius VIII  Created Cardinal	14 December 1840  Personal details  Birth name	Giovanni Maria  Mastai-Ferretti  Born	13 May 1792  Senigallia, Papal States  Died	7 February 1878 (aged 85)  Apostolic Palace, Rome, Italy

Far from celebrating 1789 in the Church, pre-conciliar popes consistently condemned the separation of Church and state. Pope Pius IX reiterated this teaching in his "Syllabus of Errors".

On Bl. Pius IX and the Counter Revolution ... http://corjesusacratissimum.org/2014/02/life-pope-pius-ix-counter-revolution-syllabus-of-errors/

This sixth chapter of this life of Pope Pius IX examines the background to the Syllabus of Errors and includes the full text. It also looks at the life of this great pope of the age of Ultramontanism and Counter-Revolution.

Most glorious of them all: the Triple Tiara in the Gothic Revival style  presented to Pope Pius IX in 1871 by the Ladies of the Belgian Cour...

Most glorious of them all: the Triple Tiara in the Gothic Revival style presented to Pope Pius IX in 1871 by the Ladies of the Belgian Court.

Selling A Home? Buy & Bury A St Joseph Statue Bury a statue to sell a house? If you are like most of us youve probably never heard of the very old Catholic tradition of burying a St Joseph statue upside down to expedite selling property. Venerated in the Catholic Lutheran and Eastern Orthodox religions as a saint Joseph (the husband of Jesus mother Mary) is thought of as the patron saint of workers and declared by Pope Pius IX as the protector of the Catholic Church in the 19th century…

Selling A Home? Buy & Bury A St Joseph Statue Bury a statue to sell a house? If you are like most of us youve probably never heard of the very old Catholic tradition of burying a St Joseph statue upside down to expedite selling property. Venerated in the Catholic Lutheran and Eastern Orthodox religions as a saint Joseph (the husband of Jesus mother Mary) is thought of as the patron saint of workers and declared by Pope Pius IX as the protector of the Catholic Church in the 19th century…

Pope Pius VII in an age of revolution, kidnapped by Napoleon ... http://corjesusacratissimum.org/2014/02/life-pope-pius-ix-early-years-christendom-despoiled/

In 1804 Napoleon forced Pope Pius VII to travel to Paris in order to preside over his coronation. Portrait by Jacques-Louis David shows the Pope, his hand raised in blessing, with the French papal legate Cardinal Caprara at his side.

Pio9vat1 - Pope Pius IX - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

- Pope Pius IX - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Papal States AV 5 Lire 1866-R Rome Mint Pope Pius IX  1846-78

Papal States AV 5 Lire 1866-R Rome Mint Pope Pius IX 1846-78

Is unbelief on the part of some people a mere act of the intellect? Or is it rooted in will? This Catholic was praised by no less than Pope Pius IX.

Unbelief by Fr Nicholas J Laforet

Is unbelief on the part of some people a mere act of the intellect? Or is it rooted in will? This Catholic was praised by no less than Pope Pius IX.

Souvenir Medallion Pope Pius IX Pontifus Maximus - Bronze with Silver, Cinquantieme Anniversaire d' l' Episopat 1877 by artandsalvage on Etsy

Medallion Pope Pius IX Pontifus Maximus - Bronze with Silver, Cinquantieme Anniversaire d' l' Episopat 1877