Pope St. Pius V

Pope St. Pius V (1504-1572) issued the Catechism of the Council of Trent. He was the supreme pontiff from 1566 to 1572. He was at the forefront of the Catholic Reformation.


Catechism of the Council of Trent: “Suffered under Pontius Pilate, Was Crucified”

The first part of this Article (of the second we shall treat hereafter) proposes for our belief that when Pontius Pilate governed the province of Judea, under Tiberius Caesar, Christ the Lord was nailed to a cross. Having been seized, mocked, outraged and tortured in various forms, He was finally crucified. “Suffered” It cannot be…


Catechism of the Council of Trent: “I Believe in God, the Father Almighty, Creator of Heaven and Earth”

Meaning of This Article I believe with certainty, and without a shadow of doubt profess my belief in God the Father, the First Person of the Trinity, who by His omnipotence created from nothing and preserves and governs the heavens and the earth and all things which they contain; and not only do I believe…