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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: St. Peter, Prince of the Apostles
The essential fact is that Peter died at Rome: this constitutes the historical foundation of the claim of the Bishops of Rome to the Apostolic Primacy of Peter.
Peter's residence and death in Rome are established beyond contention as historical facts by a series of distinct testimonies extending from the end of the first to the end of the second centuries, and issuing from several lands.
The date of Peter's death is thus not yet decided; the period between July, 64 (outbreak of the Neronian persecution), and the beginning of 68 (on 9 July Nero fled from Rome and committed suicide) must be left open for the date of his death.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/11744a.htm   (8069 words)

  Saint Peter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Peter is frequently mentioned in the Gospels as forming, with James the Elder and John, a special group within the Twelve Apostles, present at incidents, such as the Transfiguration of Jesus, that the others were not party to.
Peter is also often depicted in the Gospels as spokesman of all the apostles, and as one to whom Jesus gave special authority.
Peter's Basilica, both in its original form and in its later complete reconstruction, is the altar placed over what is held to be the exact place where Peter was buried.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Saint_Peter   (3854 words)

 Cardinal Hotel Saint Peter
Located in the center of the Capital City, very close to Piazza S.Pietro, the Cardinal Hotel Saint Peter can be easily reached from the highways (direction: S. Pietro), 15 minutes by taxi from the Termini railway station and the Air Terminal and at just 30 minutes by car to the Airport Leonardo da Vinci.
Actually an elegant four stars hotel, after a skilful renovation, it is provided on 130 rooms and suites with panoramic balconies and a modern style furniture, characterized by the union of different materials, such as wood and metal.
The Cardinal Hotel Saint Peter is the perfect destination for all those who wish to stay in a peaceful place, to breathe a pleasant and classy atmosphere, without renouncing to catch up the center of Rome in a while.
www.cardinalhotelrome.com   (299 words)

 Saint Peter
Peter was a native of Bethsaida, near Lake Tiberias, the son of John, and worked, like his brother St. Andrew, as a fisherman on Lake Genesareth.
Peter was always listed as the first of the Apostles in all of the New Testament accounts and was a member of the inner circle of Jesus, with James and John.
According to rich tradition, Peter was crucified on the Vatican Hill upside down because he declared himself unworthy to die in the same manner as the Lord.
www.martyrsandsaints.org /main/era_of_martyrdom/01st_century/saint_peter.htm   (2227 words)

 Saint Peter
Peter recognized the sufferings, trials and grief that Christians were experiencing and encourages us to rejoice, the trial of our faith is more precious than gold and to "hope to the end for the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ." We are encouraged to persevere in persecution.
Peter did end up in strengthening his brothers but first he had to be tried and converted from his worldly attitudes and proven faithful.
Peter was afraid, he did not want Jesus to be tried and to go through that tribulation, he wanted the military might and political clout and kingdom promises now without going the way of the cross.
www.latter-rain.com /nt/peter.htm   (1927 words)

 Saint Peter at AllExperts
Peter is frequently mentioned in the Gospels as forming, with James the Elder and John, a special group within the Twelve Apostles, present at incidents, such as the Transfiguration of Jesus, that the others were not party to.
Peter's Basilica, both in its original form and in its later complete reconstruction, is the altar placed over what is held to be the exact place where Peter was buried.
Second Peter may be earlier than 250, but there is no surviving reference to it that dates back to the first century or even the early second century, although the later church historian Eusebius claimed that Origen had made reference to the epistle before 250.
en.allexperts.com /e/s/sa/saint_peter.htm   (3656 words)

 Saint Peter's Church - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
SAINT PETER'S CHURCH [Saint Peter's Church] Vatican City, principal and one of the largest churches of the Christian world.
The present structure was built mainly between 1506 and 1626 on the original site of the Vatican cemetery and an early shrine to St. Peter.
It is erected over Saint Peter's tomb and was built during the 4th century AD.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-stp1etrsc1.html   (617 words)

 Saint Peter
In Acts, Peter is a leader in the Jerusalem church and engages in missionary activity in Samaria, Galilee, Lydda, Sharon, and Joppa.
Peter's primacy or leadership among the twelve apostles and in the primitive church is now generally accepted by Protestant and Catholic scholars alike.
Roman Catholics believe that Peter's was a permanent office instituted by Christ and conferred upon the apostle's successors in the see of Rome, and that his primacy in the primitive church has fallen now to the bishops (popes) of Rome.
mb-soft.com /believe/txh/peters.htm   (3773 words)

 Life of Saint Peter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
No less familiar is the story of Peter's triple denial of his Master in spite of the warning he had previously received.
Of special importance is the account of the conversion of the centurion Cornelius; for this raised the question of the continuance of the rite of circumcision and the maintenance of the prescriptions of the Jewish Law in such matter as food and intercourse with Gentiles.
Peter and Paul seems always to have been kept at Rome on June 29, and Duchesne considers that the practice goes back to at least the time of Constatine; but the celebration in the East was at first commonly assigned to December 28.
www.stpetersparish.com /lifepeter.html   (446 words)

 Saint Patrick's Church: Saints of January 28
Saint Antimus was one of the first abbots of Brantôme, an monastery founded by Blessed Charlemagne in 769 and destroyed by the Norman invaders in 817 (Benedictines).
In art, Saint Peter is an old man dressed in the white Mercedarian habit with the arms of Aragon on the breast (Roeder, Tabor), holding a bell on which is the image of the Blessed Virgin.
In art, Saint Peter Thomas is portrayed as an elderly Carmelite wearing a missioner's cross and hat, carrying a staff, with a ray of light shining on the heart of the Virgin Mary on his breast.
www.saintpatrickdc.org /ss/0128.htm   (3365 words)

 Saint Peter
Peter was a native of Bethsaida and the brother of St. Andrew; he was married.
Saint Peter's Church - Saint Peter's Church, Vatican City, principal and one of the largest churches of the Christian...
Saint Peter: After the Resurrection - After the Resurrection After the Resurrection, Jesus appeared by the Sea of Galilee and charged...
www.factmonster.com /ce6/people/A0838566.html   (236 words)

 St. Peter Canisius - Saint of the Day - American Catholic
Peter lived his 76 years at a pace which must be considered heroic, even in our time of rapid change.
Although Peter once accused himself of idleness in his youth, he could not have been idle too long, for at the age of 19 he received a master’s degree from the university at Cologne.
Peter’s untiring efforts are an apt example for those involved in the renewal of the Church or the growth of moral consciousness in business or government.
www.americancatholic.org /Features/SaintOfDay/default.asp?id=1236   (696 words)

 Saint Peter's Jerusalem Tomb
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The excavation under St. Peter’s for the remains of St. Peter is still going on secretly, in spite of the Pope’s declaration of 1950.
The great historian, Schaff, states that the idea of Peter being in Rome is irreconcilable with the silence of the Scriptures, and even with the mere fact of Paul’s epistle to the Romans.
www.biblelight.net /peters-jerusalem-tomb.htm   (5972 words)

 Saint Peter
Peter was the first Apostle to perform miracles in the name of the Lord by curing a lame begger.
Peter asked him, "Lord, where are you going?" Jesus answered, "I am coming to be crucified a second time." St. Peter realized that this vision meant that he was to suffer and die for Jesus, so he turned around and went back.
Peter asked to be crucified with his head downward since he felt that he was not worthy to suffer as Jesus had.
www.saintpatrickcf.org /church/Windows/flip/peter.html   (1074 words)

 St Peter
Madonna and Child with Saint Peter and Saint John the Evangelist, Nardo di Cione, c 1360.
Saint Peter the Martyr, Pedro de Berruguete, c 1480.
The Denial of Saint Peter, Simon Bening, 1525.
www.textweek.com /art/peter.htm   (749 words)

 Saint Peter's Square :: , Vatican City (Holy See), Vatican City (Holy See), Holy See :: Glass Steel and Stone
T his is the large public square outside Saint Peter's Basilica, which is considered the greatest church on Earth.
At the center of the square is an Egyptian obelisk brought to Rome by Caligula in 38 from the town of Heliopolis, on the Nile Delta.
It was part of Nero's Circus where Saint Peter was crucified, and where construction on Saint Peter's began in 324.
glasssteelandstone.com /VA/PiazzaSanPietro.html   (612 words)

We begin the visit of the Basilica of Saint Peter, the greatest Basilica in the World whose total surface overcomes the 15.000 square meters.
Besides guarding the tomb of Saint Peter, it also guards the graves of numerous pontiffs among which John Paul II, the Crypt is rich of works of art coming from the ancient basilica.
We will conclude the visit in the center of the Christianity in Saint Peter Square built by Gian Lorenzo Bernini in 1661.
www.walkingrome.com /saint-peter.asp?idTour=21&idCatTour=4   (178 words)

 St. Peter's Cathedral, Charlottetown (Home Page)
Peter's Cathedral, Charlottetown, was built in 1869 as a 'Chapel of Ease' to St. Paul's, the Parish Church on Queen's Square.
Peter's has superb music, beautiful ceremonial, strong orthodox Christian teaching and preaching, a friendly congregation, and a tradition of service to the community.
Peter's Cathedral is located at the corner of All Souls' Lane and Rochford Street, across from the Provincial Government Buildings.
www.stpeter.org /cathedra.html   (731 words)

 Saint Peter the Aleut   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
They took Peter and cut off a toe from each foot, but Peter simply repeated, "I am a Christian; I will not betray my Faith." The Spanish priest-inquisitor ordered a group of California Indians to cut off each finger of Peter's hands, one joint at a time, eventually cutting off his hands altogether.
Peter quickly died as a result of the tortures, witnessing to his Faith in God to his last breath.
This eyewitness account of Peter's martyrdom is told by some of his comrades who were eventually released.
www.umich.edu /~ocf/saint_peter_the_aleut.htm   (379 words)

 Amazon.com: St. Peter's Fair: The Fourth Chronicle of Brother Cadfael: Books: Ellis Peters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Ellis Peters' fourth Brother Cadfael mystery is set in the summer of 1139, in a Shrewsbury still recovering from the siege of town and castle by the army of King Stephen the previous summer.
To speed the rebuilding of its defences, the townsfolk are eager for financial help from the abbey of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, which, being located just outside the town, came through the episode of the siege without harm.
With the lucrative annual three-day St. Peter's fair fast approaching, the burghers of the town are anxious to secure a share of its profits - normally given over entirely to the abbey.
www.amazon.com /St-Peters-Fair-Chronicle-Cadfael/dp/0446403016   (2099 words)

 Saint Peter Thomas
Born about 1305 in southern Perigord in France, Peter Thomas entered the Carmelites when he was 21.
He was chosen by the Order as its procurator general to the papal court at Avignon in 1345.
He won a reputation as an apostle of church unity before he died in Farmagosta on Cyprus in 1366.
www.carmelites.ie /Saints/peterthomas.htm   (166 words)

 Patron Saints Index: Saint Peter the Apostle
Renamed "Peter" (rock) by Jesus to indicate that Peter would be the rock-like foundation on which the Church would be built.
Out of the whole world one man, Peter, is chosen to preside at the of all nations and to be set over all the apostles and all the fathers of the church.
Though there are in God's people many bishops and many shepherds, Peter is thus appointed to rule in his own person those whom Christ also rules as the original ruler.
www.catholic-forum.com /saints/saintp07.htm   (320 words)

 Saint Peter, Minnesota MN, city profile (Nicollet County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Saint Peter is a city in Nicollet County, in the Mankato-North Mankato metro area.
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Saint Peter was $16,634, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Saint Peter, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $398.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=21430   (671 words)

 Basilica of Saint Peter, Vatican City State (Photo Archive)
The Basilica of Saint Peter is the most important place of worship in the Catholic Church.
According to tradition it is built on top of the tomb of Saint Peter, and archaeological remains consistent with this tradition has been unearthed below the church.
Under Nero many Christians were executed in the circus, according to tradition also Saint Peter, who was buried in a tomb on the road just north of the circus.
sights.seindal.dk /sight/250_Basilica_of_Saint_Peter.html   (654 words)

 FSSP - Confraternity of Saint Peter
It is a society which gathers those who feel close to the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter and who wish to support its charism through prayers and sacrifices.
Membership and the commitments which follow it are tacitly renewed each year on the feast of the Chair of Saint Peter (February 22), unless expressly determined otherwise.
And so that a pure oblation may everywhere be offered without ceasing unto the Most Holy Trinity, graciously enrich their number and keep them in Thy love, who art one with the Father and the Holy Ghost, to whom be glory and honour forever.
fssp.org /en/confraternite.htm   (556 words)

 Jazz News: "First Tuesdays" - Free Professional Development Seminars for Musicians at Saint Peter's in NYC
Free of charge, the eight seminars will be held from 3:00 to 5:00 PM at Saint Peter's Church (619 Lexington Avenue at 54th Street) on the first Tuesday of the month, September through May.
Saint Peter's is an evangelical catholic communion of diverse people and communities publicly seeking God's nourishment and creatively shaping life in the city.
The Jazz Ministry at Saint Peter's was founded in 1965 and is a home for diverse individuals and communities which celebrates the dignity and vitality of jazz, provides vibrant worship and pastoral care, and through intersecting partnerships, offers jazz programs, education and services”.
www.allaboutjazz.com /php/news.php?id=14944   (705 words)

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