Pope St. Pius V did more than anyone to secure the Christian victory at the Battle of Lepanto…

Posted July 25, 2017 3:28 pm by Editor

Pope St. Pius V did more than anyone to secure the Christian victory at the Battle of Lepanto…

For those who are familiar with G. K. Chesterton’s glorious poem, “Lepanto”, St. Pius V will always be the pope who “called the kings of Christendom for swords about the Cross”. His heroic holiness during the crisis of 1571, when it looked as though the forces of Islam were once more threatening to overrun Europe, deserves to be branded on the conscience and consciousness of all civilized people…

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