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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Saturday, April 12, 2014
The Holy Mother and Great Church of Christ of Constantinople regards the Ukrainian nation and people as Her precious sons and daughters, born from the baptismal waters that flowed through the banks of the Dnepr River. From the days of our brilliant predecessor, Saint Photios the Great, the love of the Mother Church for the pious Christians of your lands has never abated. Read more...
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