Saint Gennadius of Constantinople

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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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  • “Saint Gennadius of Constantinople“. Saints.SQPN.com. 21 September 2013. Web. 24 April 2014. <>