St Proclus

(d. 446)

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(d. 446/7),

Patr. of Constantinople from 434. He won sympathy by his moderation in the cause of orthodoxy, and his popularity was enhanced by the solemn translation of the body of St Chrysostom (438). His works include the so-called ‘Tome of St Proclus’ (Ep. 2) on the doctrine of the one Christ in two natures, directed against Theodore of Mopsuestia. Feast day in the E., 20 Nov.; in the W., 24 Oct.

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