St. Cyrus of Constantinople Biography
St. Cyrus of Constantinople Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date
|Date of Birth||6th century|
|Country of Birth||Turkey of Europe|
|Matrimony/Holy Orders||Saints who were Monk|
|Profession||Monk, Bishop the again Monk|
|Place of Work||Constantinople(Turkey)|
|Date of Death||714 AD|
|Place of Death||Istanbul, Turkey|
|Feast Day||January 7|
|Canonization||Canonized by Pre congregation|
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Saint Cyrus of Constantinople was born in the 6th century, but nothing is known about his early life. He became a monk in Amasra and Paflagonia. In 705 AD Cyrus was appointed the bishop and patriarch of Constantinople following the impeachment of St. Callinicus by the emperor.
Cyrus face persecution and disgrace for refusing to restore the heresy of monotheism. He was elected to the seat of the Imperial City, but he was later expelled and died in exile in 714.