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Cyril of Alexandria, St

Line breaks: St Cyril of Alex|an¦dria
Pronunciation: /ˈsɪrɪl
 
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Definition of Cyril of Alexandria, St in English:

( D.444), Doctor of the Church and patriarch of Alexandria. A champion of orthodoxy, he is best known for his vehement opposition to the views of the patriarch of Constantinople, Nestorius, whose condemnation he secured at the Council of Ephesus in 431. Feast day, 9 February.

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