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Both were probably born about the year 1 AD.
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Where was Saint Paul born?

According to Acts 22:3, St. Paul was born in the city of Tarsus, in the province of Cilicia. So his birthplace was in the modern-day province of Mersin, in southern Turkey.

What tribe was Saint Paul born into?

The apostle Paul (Saul) was from the tribe of Benjamin. (Philippians 3:4-5) In Romans 11:1: "I say then, Hath God cast away his people? God forbid. For I also am an Israel

Why did Saint Peter and Saint Paul become saints?

St. Peter because he was directly commissioned by Jesus to assume the mantel of leader of the early Christian community. In this regard, Simon Peter was referred to as the Big

In what year was Saint Paul born?

  The Apostle Paul was born a Jew in Tarsus, as Saul, a Roman citizen, about the same time of Christ's birth. He was met on the Road to Damascus c. 34 AD, in a blinding li

What did Saint Paul do?

Paul was the great Apostle to the Gentiles. Next to Jesus, Paul was the person most responsible for the spread of Christianity. More than any human being, it was Paul who turn

What is the difference between Saint Peter and Saint Paul?

St. Peter devoted his time to evangelizing primarily the Jewish people while Paul worked with the Gentiles (non-Jews).

What did Saint Peter do to be a saint?

  Peter, a disciple of Jesus Christ, was the "cornerstone" of the Christian church. Peter and the other disciples carried on the ministry of Jesus by telling all the peopl

What was Saint Peter Canisus the patron saint of?

St. Peter Canisius is the patron saint of the Catholic press, of Germany and of writers of catechisms.

Why is Saint Peter the patron saint for fisherman?

St. Peter was a fisherman himself until Our Lord made him a fisher of men.

How did Saint Peter become a disciple?

A: In Mark's Gospel (1:16) Jesus was walking by the Sea of Galilee and saw Simon (Peter) and Andrew fishing. He called them to follow him and he would make them fishers of men

Why are Saint Peter and Saint Paul always mentioned together?

In his own epistles, Paul only referred to Peter incidentally, seeming at times to regard him as the assistant to James, who seemed to be the leader of the Jerusalem church,

When was Saint Paul made a saint?

In the modern Roman Catholic Church there is only one way to achieve "official sainthood" -- canonization. However, this was not always the case. Before 950 AD, there were two

Who was Saint Peter?

Saint Peter was one of the original apostles. He was originally a  fisherman named Simon. He denied that he knew Jesus when Jesus'  enemies questioned him. He was one of the
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What did Saint Peter and Saint Paul disagree about?

Peter felt that Gentiles could not become Christians unless they werefirst converted to Judaism and followed Judaic law. This included menhaving to be circumcised. Paul disagr

Why are Saint Peter and Saint Paul saints?

Peter and Paul were saints only in the New Testament meaning of the word. Canonization by the church does not make anyone a saint except in the eyes of man. In the New Testa