His patriarchy was short, because he was deposed by two synods: one in Jerusalem, and a second in Constantinople. After his deposition, Jeremias I received again the throne, and Joannicios fled to the monastery of the Forerunner in the area of Sozopolis, where he died.
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Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Venerable brother hierarchs of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America, It is deeply moving for us to join you in spirit and in prayer as you commence the deliberations of your meeting. We assure you of our personal wholehearted prayers and the sincerest wishes of the Ecumenical Patriarchate. Read more...
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