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Lucaris, Cyril

(Lukaris; Kyrillos Loukaris; 1572–1638). Eastern* Orthodox prelate; b. Crete; educ. Padua; ordained; opposed union of E and W Chs.; condemned by several E Orthodox syns.; opposed by E prelates and theologians and by Jesuits; murdered by Turkish soldiers because he was suspected of rousing the Cossacks. Works include Confessio fidei, which shows strong Ref. influence. See also Eastern Orthodox Standards of Doctrine, C.

G. A. Hadjiantoniou(s) (Chatzeantoniou), Protestant Patriarch (Richmond, Virginia, 1961).

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