THE FATE OF THE DISCIPLES

  • THOMAS martyred in 72AD at Chennai India. Remains  in St. Thomas.   Church Orton -Italy
  • MATTHEW Stabbed in the back by an assassin in Ethiopia on orders of the local king for criticising his life style. Remains in the cathedral at Salerno, Italy.
  • JAMES the Greater killed by he sword (Acts 12.2). Remains  In St. James Church. Compostela Spain
  • JUDAS THADDEUS Killed with an arrow in Beirut 65 AD.  Remains inSt.Basillica Rome
  • SIMON  The Zealot was crucified in England about 65-70 AD Remains at St Basillica Rome
  • JUDAS ISCARIOT committed suicide
  • BARTHOLEMEW visited most countries across the Middle East but was beheaded in India.  Remains in St. Bartholemew’s Church in Rome
  • PHILIP crucified in Egypt in 54 AD. Remains at St.Basillica Rome.
  • JOHN brother of James and gospel writer. Died from natural causes in 100 AD
  • JAMES the Lesser. Oldest disciple killed by stoning in 94 AD. Remains at    St. Basillica Rome
  • ANDREW crucified on an X shape cross in Greece in 69 AD. Remains in the cathedral at Amalfi, Italy
  • PETER Martyred in Rome in 64 AD at the time of the great fire, partly organised by Emperor Nero.  Remains in St.Basillica Rome

 HJB

25/11/2021

Image: Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin FRCP(Glasg)

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