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Saint Peter the Apostle - Prince of the Apostles - First Pope - Martyr - Preacher
Born: ca. 1 BC(?), Bethsaida, Gaulanitis, Roman Empire
Died: possibly AD 67, Rome, Italia, Roman Empire
Honored: By all Christians who venerate saints, honored in Islam
Major shrine: St. Peter's Basilica
Main feast (with Paul of Tarsus) Solemnity: 29 June (Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Church, Oriental Orthodoxy, Anglicanism, Lutheranism)
Chair of St. Peter in Rome: 18 January (Pre-1960 Roman Calendar)
Confession of St. Peter: 18 January (Anglicanism)
Chair of St. Peter: 22 February (Roman Catholic Church)
St. Peter in Chains: 1 August (pre-1960 Roman Calendar)
Attributes: Keys of Heaven, pallium, Papal vestments, Rooster, man crucified head downwards, vested as an Apostle, holding a book or scroll. Iconographically, he is depicted with a bushy white beard and white hair
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