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Patriarch sacked

I wrote a note a while ago about some bizarre scandals involving the Greek Orthodox Church and the Greek Patriarch of Jerusalem. It would appear that a synod of bishops has moved to sack him.

What do you call it when you get rid of a patriarch? Do you depose him? Defrock him? Depatriate him? At any rate, it would appear that the leaders are moving towards his formal canning with bell, book, and candle.

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Well, it says dismissed, but I think there is another word for it.

An especially wise move after this happened last week.

Still boggling, I'm Ekristheh Akanora.