Meaning of Cyril of Alexandria, St in English:

Cyril of Alexandria, St

Pronunciation /ˈsɪrɪl/

proper noun

  • (died 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.