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PAISIOS (1657-1677)

     He went to Moscow following an invitation by Tsar Alexios (1645-1670), in order to participate in a Synod which condemned Patriarch Nikon of Moscow for violating his duties. He secured significant financial assistance  for the Patriarchate of Alexandria from the Tsar. In the year 1678 he resigned from the Patriarchal Throne because of old age.

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