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« Reply #17 on: January 12, 2020, 06:37:26 PM »

Before he was ordained a priest, he had taken the Dominican habit, and after his profession, he was sent to Bologna University, where he studied and obtained his degrees.

When only 20 years old he was appointed professor of philosophy for the province.

'Of his theological teaching it is said "he mingled the thorns of Calvary with those of learning", leading his pupils to the foot of the cross.'

and that 'he was able to instill a love of supernatural virtue, more by example than by eloquence.'
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« Reply #18 on: January 19, 2020, 05:23:15 AM »

The name he was given at birth was Anthony Ghislieiri, but later he took the name Michael:

Now being named after St. Michael the Archangel, Prince of the Heavenly Hosts, whom he took as his patron.
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« Reply #19 on: Yesterday at 10:19:22 AM »

Enzo Lodi wrote in his Saints of the Roman Calendar (1992) that the canonization of St Pius V in 1712 was the last canonization of a Pope until 1954 when St Pius X was canonized (curiously by Pius XII). 
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