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, December 05, 2013
In our historical and paternal love for our beloved people of Ukraine, especially after their recent joyous celebrations of the 1025th anniversary since the baptism of the Kievan Rus, we cannot but express our heartfelt sorrow as well as our compassionate concern at the unfortunate and painful events unfolding over the last days in Kiev. Read more...
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