Due to careless financial management by Serbian [[monk]]s who lived at the [[Holy Lavra of St. Savas (Jerusalem)|Lavra of St. Savas]], Theophanes was forced to sell holy heirlooms of value to avert surrendering the Lavra and its metohion of the Archangel to the Latins and Armenians. During 1631 to 1634, the [[patriarch]] was successful in obtaining a number of [[Firman]]s from Sultan Murat that continued those of Mohammed the Pillager and Selim, thus fending off demands of the French ambassador in Constantinople.
In August 1620, when he was returning from
a visit to Moscow, Patr. Theophanes [[consecration of a bishop|consecrated]] Job (Boretsky) as Metropolitan of Kiev and other bishops, during a stop in Kiev. These consecrations restored the Orthodox hierarchy in the area that was occupied by bishops of the Unia after the [[Union of Brest]] in 1596 when Metr. Michael (Ragoza) turned to support the union.
Patr. Theophanes reposed in 1644.
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