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How was the apostle Peter killed?

Apostle Peter was crucified upside-down on an x-shaped cross because he did not feel worthy of being crucified on a cross similar like the Lord. Actually, Peter was crucified on an upside-down cross. His brother, Andrew, was crucified on an… Full Answer

How did Simon Peter die?

Tradition holds that Saint Peter was crucified under orders from Roman Emperor Nero. Peter did not feel worthy to die in the same manner as Our Lord so requested he be crucified upside down. Full Answer

Who is Saint Cross?

There is no Saint Cross. There is the Holy Cross on which Our Lord was crucified and the feast of the Veneration of the Holy Cross is on September 18. Full Answer

What happened to the first pope?

Catholic tradition states that St. Peter was taken prisoner by the Roman Emperor Nero and condemned to be crucified. He was crucified upside down at his own request because he did not feel worthy to die in the same manner… Full Answer

Who was crucified upside down?

None of the Apostles. All the apostles in the Bible vanished without a trace. The tradition is that the Apostle Peter was crucified upside down because he considered himself unworthy of dying in the same way as his Lord, since… Full Answer

What happened to roman deserters?

If a deserter from the Roman army were found, he was flogged and then crucified. Roman soldiers were the only citizens who could be crucified. If a deserter from the Roman army were found, he was flogged and then crucified… Full Answer

Why was Saint Peter famous?

Peter was chosen by Our Lord as both an apostle and also as the leader of His new Church - the first pope. He was crucified upside down on Rome under orders of the Roman Emperor Nero. Full Answer

What is St. Andrew famous for?

Andrew was the first person called by Our Lord to become an apostle. He preached the Gospel in Asia Minor, Greece and, possibly, in Russia. He was crucified in Greece on an x-shaped cross. Full Answer