St. Cyril of Alexandria (370-444)
June 27, 2017

Cyril was born in Alexandria in 370. Cyril was declared a "Doctor of Church" by Pope Leo XIII in 1883.  He courageously defended the mystery of the Incarnation of Christ and for the Dogma of Mary's Divine Motherhoood.  In this Dogma he taught that Mary was the Mother of God, in Greek, "Theotokos".