::Pope Pius VII


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{{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} Pope Pius VII (14 August 1742 – 20 August 1823), born Barnaba Niccolò Maria Luigi Chiaramonti,Unknown extension tag "ref" reigned as Pope from 14 March 1800 to his death in 1823. Chiaramonti was also a monk of the Order of Saint Benedict in addition to being a well known theologian and bishop throughout his life. When he joined his religious order in 1756, he took the name of Gregory.

In the process towards sainthood, his cause of canonization was started at the behest of Pope Benedict XVI in 2007, and he was granted the posthumous title of Servant of God.

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