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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Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Venerable brother hierarchs of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America, It is deeply moving for us to join you in spirit and in prayer as you commence the deliberations of your meeting. We assure you of our personal wholehearted prayers and the sincerest wishes of the Ecumenical Patriarchate. Read more...
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