Andrew the First-Called. The Life of a Blessed Martyr

Andrew the First-Called. The Life of a Blessed Martyr

Fotis Kondoglou   30 November is the feast-day of the Holy Apostle Andrew the First-Called. All the Apostles died martyr’s deaths , preaching the Gospel in various countries. Only one was martyred in Greece, Saint Andrew the First-Called, that is, the first who went to be with Christ. He was...

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Saint Andrew, Christ’s First-Called Disciple

Saint Andrew, Christ’s First-Called Disciple

Alexandros Christodoulou   Andrew the Apostle was one of Christ’s twelve disciples. He came from Bethsaida, a town located on the western bank of Lake Tiberias. He worked in the family business run by his father, Jonah, which was based on the rich fishing to be had in the lake....

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The Pope’s Message to His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on The Feastday of St. Andrew

The Pope’s Message to His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on The Feastday of St. Andrew

The photo above was taken on the same day in 2014, just a year ago when Pope Francis visited His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on The Feastday of St. Andrew. This year, a delegation from the Vatican was led by Cardinal Kurt Koch to the Patriarchal Church of St George for the...

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