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Feastday: May 23

Death: 820


Bishop and disciple of St. Tarasius of Constantinople. Michael was bishop of Synnada, Phrygia, in modem Turkey. He carried a synodal document from St. Tarasius to Pope St. Leo III in Rome. An enemy of the Iconoclast heretics in the Byzantine Empire, Michael was exiled to Galatia by Emperor Leo V the Armenian.

 


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