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    Saint Peter (died between AD 64 and 68), also known as Simon Peter, Simeon, Simon (/ ˈ s aɪ m ə n / ()), Cephas (/ ˈ s iː f ə s /), or Peter the Apostle, was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ, and one of the first leaders of the early Church.

    • AD 30
    • John (or Jonah; Jona)
    • Between AD 64–68
    • Bishop of Rome (according to tradition): Linus, Bishop of Antioch (according to tradition): Evodius
  2. › st-peterSt. Peter - Biography

    St. Peter. St. Peter (died ca. 65 A.D.) is traditionally considered to be the head of Jesus' 12 Apostles and the first bishop of Rome. The two met while they were listening to a sermon by St. John the Baptist. From the moment Peter met Jesus, he knew he was the Messiah. Likewise, from the moment Jesus met Peter, he knew he would be the rock of ...

  3. › st-peter-biographySt. Peter Biography

    This St. Peter biography demonstrates unequivocally that, on his way from being a humble fisherman to an early disciple or follower, Peter denied Jesus three times. However, Jesus ultimately chose Peter to lead the church, calling him the rock of the church. Peter died after intense persecution as the first Pope and leader of the Catholic church.

  4. In 1953 an excavation found St. Peter's tomb in Jerusalem bearing his previous name Simon, as well as the tombs of the other apostles, Mary, and Jesus. In the 1960s, discarded debris from the excavation beneath St. Peter's Basilica were re-examined and were identified as the bones of a male human.

  5. Saint Peter, also known as 'Simon Peter’, was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus and the first Bishop of Rome. The ancient Christian churches consider him to be the founder of the Roman Church and the Church of Antioch, but have differences in opinion about the supremacy of his present day successors. He was a fisherman who went on to become ...

  6. Brief Biography of St. Peter. 67 (?) (Feast day June 29) St. Peter is mentioned so often in the New Testament-in the Gospels, in the Acts of the Apostles, and in the Epistles of St. Paul-that we feel we know him better than any other person who figured prominently in the life of the Saviour. In all, his name appears 182 times.

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