New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Cyril of Constantinople


Confessor, Doctor of the Church, General of the Carmelites, born Constantinople, 1126; died 1235. He served as delegate from emperor to pope, but, having favored the union of the Greek and Latin Churches, was persecuted by the Patriarch of Constantinople and retired to Mount Carmel where he was received into the order. He became renowned as a prophet, and a work on the procession of the Holy Ghost is attributed to him. Feast, O.C.C., 6 March.

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Cyril of Constantinople”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 16 September 2012. Web. 24 March 2019. <>