Jun 02

Saint Nicéforo of Constantinopla

June 2nd VII century Confesor Obispo

In Bosphorus, the Propontide, death of St. Nicéforo, Bishop of Constantinople, who, staunch advocate of the traditions of their fathers, opposed decisively the iconoclastic Emperor León the Armenian, defending the cult of sacred images. Expelled from its headquarters and locked up in a monastery long, he gave his soul to God.
Nicéforo (Masculino)
in Bósforo, in current Turkey
June 2nd