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S.T.D. (20 March 1856 – 30 August 1937) was a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and was former Prefect of the Sacred Congregation for Catholic Education.
was born in Veroli, Italy. He was educated at the Seminary of Tivoli and the Pontifical Academy of Ecclesiastical Nobles, where he obtained a doctorate in theology in 1879.
Shortly afterwards white smoke was seen coming from the Sistine Chapel chimney and at around 12:30 p.m.
, the cardinal-protodeacon appeared in the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica and announced the election of Ratti as Pope Pius XI.
During his years in Rome, Spellman befriended such figures as
, Francesco Borgongini Duca and Domenico Tardini. He suffered from pneumonia, however, leaving his state of health so poor that the seminary administration wanted to send him home. He nevertheless remained and managed to complete his theological studies.
Ratti was elected pope on the conclave's fourteenth ballot on 6 February 1922 reportedly receiving 38 votes. Upon being elected, the Cardinal Dean Vincenzo Vannutelli, the protopriest Michael Logue and the protodeacon
approached him and Cardinal Vannutelli asked the pope-elect if he accepted his election. It is then reported that Ratti replied "It is God's will". When further pressed for a more explicit answer he replied "As it is God's will, it cannot be refused. Since it is the will of God I must obey" and accepted his election. Upon Ratti's acceptance, the cardinals lowered the canopies above their thrones with only Ratti's canopy remaining unlowered and Cardinal Vannutelli asked the new pope by what name he would be called. Ratti chose "Pius XI", explaining that Pius IX was the pope of his youth and Pius X had appointed him head of the Vatican Library. According to a subsequent report by "The New York Times" the new Pope also told the cardinals he chose the name Pius because "he wanted a Pius to end the Roman question which had begun under a Pius".
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