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7 Feb: Bl. Pius IX, Pope

The Martyrologium Romanum has this entry for 7 February: 16*.  Romae, beati Pii papae Noni, qui, veritatem Christi, cui ab imo adhaesit, plane proclamans, multas instituit sedes episcopales, cultum beatae Mariae Virginis promovit et Concilium OEcumenicum Vaticanum Primum ascivit.

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7 Feb: Bl. Pius IX

Today is the feast of B. Pius IX.   Outside of Rome we do not celebrate Bl. Pius at the altar, but we can certainly on our own consider his contributions during his long pontificate.

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