It was announced today that Bartolomeu of Constantinople will lead the funeral service. This information comes from the English Language Daily in Bucharest 9 O’clock.
The last part of the article deserves some extra attention and I quote it below.
“Another question mark comes from the ‘Curentul’ daily that demands an investigation into the circumstances of Teoctist’s death, finding it suspect that the Patriarch was not operated upon in Germany as he had originally wanted and that the surgery took place hastily and in secrecy. “