Saint (Giuseppe Sarto) 1835–1914, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1903–14.
Saint. original name Giuseppe Sarto. 1835–1914, Italian ecclesiastic; pope (1903–14). He condemned Modernism (1907) and initiated a new codification of canon law. Feast day: Aug 21
- Pius XII
noun 1. (Eugenio Pacelli) 1876–1958, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1939–58. noun 1. original name Eugenio Pacelli. 1876–1958, Italian ecclesiastic; pope (1939–58): his attitude towards Nazi German anti-Semitism has been a matter of controversy
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[piv-uh t] /ˈpɪv ət/ noun 1. a pin, point, or short shaft on the end of which something rests and turns, or upon and about which something rotates or oscillates. 2. the end of a shaft or arbor, resting and turning in a bearing. 3. any thing or person on which something or someone functions […]
[piv-uh-tl] /ˈpɪv ə tl/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or serving as a . 2. of vital or critical importance: a pivotal event. /ˈpɪvətəl/ adjective 1. of, involving, or acting as a pivot 2. of crucial importance adj. 1844, in figurative sense, from pivot (n.) + -al (1).