Pape Pius XI, born Ambrogio Damiano Achille Ratti (Italian pronunciation: [amˈbrɔdʒo daˈmjano aˈkille ˈratti]; 31 Mey 1857 – 10 Februar 1939), wis the heid o the Roman Catholic Church frae 6 Februar 1922 tae his daith in 1939. He wis the first sovereign o Vatican Ceety frae its creation as an independent state on 11 Februar 1929. He teuk as his papal motto, "Pax Christi in Regno Christi," translatit "The Peace o Christ in the Kinrick o Christ."

Pius XI
Pius XI in 1930
Installed6 Februar 1922
Term endit10 Februar 1939
PredecessorBenedict XV
SuccessorPius XII
Ordination20 December 1879
Consecration28 October 1919
bi Aleksander Kakowski
Creatit Cardinal13 Juin 1921
bi Pape Benedict XV
Personal details
Birth nameAmbrogio Damiano Achille Ratti
Born31 Mey 1857(1857-05-31)
Desio, Lombardy-Venetia, Austrick Empire
Deed10 Februar 1939(1939-02-10) (aged 81)
Apostolic Palace, Vatican Ceety
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SloganRaptim Transit (It gangs bi swiftly Job 6:15) [1]
Pax Christi in Regno Christi (The Peace o Christ in the Realm o Christ)[2]
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Ither papes named Pius

References Eedit

  1. "Ratti Ambrogio Damiano Achille". Retrieved 23 Juin 2013.
  2. Metzler, Josef (1 Apryle 1993). "The legacy of Pius XI". International Bulletin of Missionary Research. Retrieved 9 Mairch 2013.