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, September 25, 2014
The thirteenth meeting of the Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church was held from 15 to 23 September 2014 in Amman, Jordan, a city with a long history related to the roots of Christianity. The meeting was generously and fraternally hosted by His Beatitude Theophilos III, Patriarch of Jerusalem. Read more...
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