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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Thursday, March 06, 2014
At the invitation of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, the Primates of all the Orthodox Autocephalous Churches will gather from March 6-9, 2014, for a Sacred Synaxis at the Phanar in order to deliberate on matters pertaining to the entire Orthodox Church throughout the world and procedural issues for the convocation of the Holy and Great Synod, whose preparation is coming to an end. Read more...
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