Pius X, without much argument, was one of the most faithful and dedicated pontiffs the world has ever known.

Pius X, without much argument, was one of the most faithful and dedicated pontiffs the world has ever known. For his faithfulness, God allowed him to see where the trends of his own day were headed — into the era of modernism, liberal theology and pseudo-intellectualism, of which evolution was one of the leading movements. Pius X… made frequent condemnation of the “evolution” of Catholic doctrine and practice that modernists were seeking to force onto the Catholic populace. Due to the influences from the social dialectic of Hegel and the biological theory of evolution espoused by Lyell and Darwin, many liberal Catholic theologians insisted that the Church must also evolve.” Not so, said Pius X, and here’s why…