Saint Gennadius of Constantinople



Priest, bishop and Patriarch of Constantinople from 458 to 471. Known for his learning, his biblical scholarship, and as a great speaker. Fought heresies of the period, and simony. Legend says he would not ordain a new priest until the candidate could recite the Psalms by heart.


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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Gennadius of Constantinople“. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 July 2013. Web. 6 October 2015. <>