Callinicus III of Constantinople

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His All Holiness '''Callinicus III''' was Patriarch of Constantinople in the eighteenth century and has the distinction of being [[patriarch]] for less than a day.  
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His All Holiness '''Callinicus III of Constantinople''' was Patriarch of the [[Church of Constantinople]] in the early eighteenth century and has the distinction of being [[patriarch]] for less than a day.  
  
Little is known of the life of Callinicus. He was the Bishop of Heracleia with great ambitions to be patriarch. He is reputed to have used any means to become patriarch, including trying unsuccessfully many times to seize the throne.
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Little is known of the life of Callinicus. He is reputed to have used any means to become patriarch, including trying unsuccessfully many times to seize the throne. His elated reaction on hearing that he had actually been elected patriarch brought on a heart attack that ended his term as patriarch to less than a day from his election, on [[November 19]], 1726.<ref>[[http://www.scribd.com/doc/3278320/Patriarchs-of-Constantinople]] The Patriarchs of Constantinople by Claude Delaval Cobham, C.M.G., Cambridge: at the University Press, 1911, Prefatory Note, pp18-19.</ref>
  
In 1757, Callinicus, in a plot with some high ranking Greek civil servants, arranged to unseat the standing Patriarch Cyril V. By bribing the Ottoman Grand Vizier Koprulu Mehmed Pasha, the group managed to get Patr. Cyril [[deposition|deposed]] and established the atmosphere for his election as Patriarch Callinicus III. His elated reaction on hearing that he had actually been elected patriarch brought on a heart attack that ended his term as patriarch to less than a day from his election.
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==Reference==
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==Source==
 
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*[http://www.mlahanas.de/Greece/Religion/PatriarchCallinicusIIIOfConstantinople.html  Callinicus III]
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*[[Wikipedia:Ecumenical_Patriarch_Callinicus_III_of_Constantinople]]
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*[http://www.ec-patr.org/list/index.php?lang=en Ec.patr.: List of Patriarchs]
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*[http://www.mlahanas.de/Greece/Religion/PatriarchCallinicusIIIOfConstantinople.htm Ecumenical Patriarch Callinicus III]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 05:39, February 25, 2012

His All Holiness Callinicus III of Constantinople was Patriarch of the Church of Constantinople in the early eighteenth century and has the distinction of being patriarch for less than a day.

Little is known of the life of Callinicus. He is reputed to have used any means to become patriarch, including trying unsuccessfully many times to seize the throne. His elated reaction on hearing that he had actually been elected patriarch brought on a heart attack that ended his term as patriarch to less than a day from his election, on November 19, 1726.[1]

Reference

  1. [[1]] The Patriarchs of Constantinople by Claude Delaval Cobham, C.M.G., Cambridge: at the University Press, 1911, Prefatory Note, pp18-19.
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Callinicus III of Constantinople
Preceded by:
Jeremias III
Patriarch of Constantinople
1726-1726
Succeeded by:
Paisius II
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