Maximus V of Constantinople

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His All-Holiness '''Maximus V''' (1897-1972), was the 267th [[Church of Constantinople|Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople]] from 1946 to 1948.
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He was born in Sinope of Pontus, where he began his primary education. He continued his studies at the [[Halki|Theological School of Halki]] under the protection of [[Metropolitan]] [[Germanos Karavaggelis]] of [[Amaseia]]. He was [[ordination|ordained]] into the [[diaconate]] in 1918 and appointed a teacher in the [[City School of Theira]]. He served as the [[Archdeacon]] of Metropolitans [[Gregorios of Chalcedon]] and [[Joachim of Ephesus]], before becoming a deacon in the [[Ecumenical Patriarchate]] in 1920. He then served in various positions on the Board of the Halki School, including secretary, codewriter, subsecretary, and archsecretary before being ordained a [[presbyter]] and [[archimandrite]] on [[January 1]], 1928. He later became [[Metropolitan of Philadelphia]] in February 1930 before ascending to the Patriarchal throne in 1946.
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Officially he resigned in 1948 due to poor health. Unofficially, he was forced to resign by western powers who didn't approve of his ties with the Soviet-controlled Patriarch of Moscow. He was succeeded by Archbishop [[Athenagoras I (Spyrou) of Constantinople|Athenagoras]] of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. He died in Switzerland on [[January 1]], 1972.
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before=[[Benjamin I of Constantinople|Benjamin I]]|
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title=[[List of Patriarchs of Constantinople|Patriarch of Constantinople]]|
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years=1946-1948|
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after=[[Athenagoras I (Spyrou) of Constantinople|Athenagoras I]]}}
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==External link==
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*[http://www.ec-patr.org/list/index.php?lang=en&id=325 Maximos V] - [[Church of Constantinople]] website 
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==Sources==
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*[http://www.ec-patr.gr/list/index.php?lang=en&id=325 Ecumenical Patriarchate]
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[[Category:bishops]]
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[[Category:Patriarchs of Constantinople]]
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[[Category:Theological School of Halki Graduates]]
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