The Vatican: Order of Pius
Ordo Pianus or Ordine Piano
Ribbon: Blue with 2 narrow red edge stripes.
Instituted: 17 June 1847 by Pope Pius IX.
Awarded: For personal services to the Pope and the Papacy.
Grades: 5 (Grand Collar, Grand Cross, Commander with Star, Commander and Knight).
Page last updated: 9 December 2006