September 693-705 A.D. Callinicus 1—Constantinople’s 71st; Helped Depose Emperor Justin II & Enthrone Leontios
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Icon of Saint Callinicus I, Patriarch of Constantinople.
Upon Justinian's triumphant return to Constantinople and reinstatement as Emperor, Callinicus was arrested and blinded before being imprisoned in a monastery.
He is recognized as a saint by the Eastern Orthodox Church; his feast day is celebrated on August 23.
1. Jump up^ "List of Patriarchs". Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. Retrieved July 18, 2011.
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Patriarch of Constantinople