St. Peter the Apostle

St. Peter the Apostle
disciple of Jesus and leader of the Apostles; regarded by Catholics as the vicar of Christ on earth and first Pope
Instance Hypernyms: ↑Apostle, ↑saint

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  • Peter the Apostle, Saint — orig. Simon died с AD 64, Rome Disciple of Jesus, recognized as the leader of the Twelve Apostles. Jesus called him Cephas (Aramaic for Rock ; rendered in Greek as Petros ) and said Upon this rock I will build my church (Matthew 16:18). When… …   Universalium

  • PETER, THE APOSTLE —    originally called Simon, was a fisherman on the Sea of Galilee; one of the first called by Christ to become a disciple; the first to recognise, as the foundation stone of the Church, the divinity in the humanity of His Master, and the first… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Saint Peter the Apostle — noun disciple of Jesus and leader of the Apostles; regarded by Catholics as the vicar of Christ on earth and first Pope • Syn: ↑Peter, ↑Simon Peter, ↑Saint Peter, ↑St. Peter, ↑St. Peter the Apostle • Instance Hypernyms: ↑Apostle, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • St. Peter the Apostle Church — is a Roman Catholic church located at the corner of Hollins and Poppleton Streets in Baltimore, Maryland. It is often referred to as The Mother Church of West Baltimore. The church was built in 1842 to minister to the growing Irish population of… …   Wikipedia

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  • Peter the rock — refers to conflicting interpretation of the meaning rock in Mathew 16,18. Background It is generally accepted amongst most Catholic and non Catholic historians that the institution of the papacy as it exists today developed through the centuries …   Wikipedia

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  • St. Philip the Apostle —     St. Philip the Apostle     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Philip the Apostle     Like the brothers, Peter and Andrew, Philip was a native of Bethsaida on Lake Genesareth (John 1:44). He also was among those surrounding the Baptist when the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • St. Simon the Apostle —     St. Simon the Apostle     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Simon the Apostle     The name of Simon occurs in all the passages of the Gospel and Acts, in which a list of the Apostles is given. To distinguish him from St. Peter he is called… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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