Polycarp II


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.





Featured Items

60 Minutes: His All Holiness on Orthodox Christianity

Watch the historic interview with CBS correspondent Bob Simon now »    Learn More »

The Holy Theological School of Halki

Learn the history of the Theological School of Halki since its establishment in 1844.    Learn More »


Media Links

YouTubeYouTube: Subscribe to the GreenPatriarch channel (on the Environmental Symposia) or the Ecumenical Patriarchate channel (on the US visit).


Latest News

Patriarchal Encyclical for the Ecclesiastical New Year

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Blessed brothers, sisters, and children in the Lord, The common Mother of all Orthodox, the Church of Christ, the Body of our eternal Lord and divine-human Jesus Christ, compassionately ministers through all of its activities but especially through the Divine Eucharist, by offering its holy gifts to their Creator in the mystery of salvation. Read more...

View More News »

Home » Ecumenical Patriarchate » Polycarp II