Official declaration of sainthood - 20 June 2013
At his death bed Cyril said this to the [[clergy]]: "I am leaving to the Lord... Safeguard the Church with your keen vigil over it... may the Lord shepherd you." He passed away on [[March 9]], 1971, after a short illness.
Countless miracles occurred and continue to occur to this day through the intercession of Pope Kyrillos VI.