The successor of Felix was Polycarp II, who, according to the ancient sources, remained Bishop of Byzantium for 17 years. But Nikiforos Kallistos, who is considered more accurate by the specialists, mentions that Polycarp II was Bishop of Byzantium for three years.
The relic of this second Polycarp was kept together with the relics of this predecessor Bishops, each being kept in a coffin made out of marble.
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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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