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Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Saint Pope Pius X and Pope Leo XIII

There is a lot of rubbish on the Internet. But also a lot of good gems.

The Internet Archive is one such site.

One of the books found there is one written shortly after the election of Pope Pius X. The huge title is Life of His Holiness Pope Pius X : together with a sketch of the life of his venerable predecessor, his Holiness Pope Leo XIII, also a history of the conclave, giving a full account of the rites and ceremonies connected with the election of a successor to the see of St. Peter (1904) by Schmidlin, Joseph

It can be accessed at http://www.archive.org/details/lifeofhisholines00unknuoft

There are countless photographs. The following relate to Pope Pius X.