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Saint Peter

Jesus invited the fisherman, Peter (Simon Peter), to become a fisher of men.
  most prominent of the disciple of Jesus and leader of the Apostles; regarded by Catholics as the first Pope; crucified (?-c. ad 64)
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There are other Roman Catholic Saints named Peter, but generally St. Peter will refer to the apostle who became the first pope.
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  • Jesus invited the fisherman, Peter (Simon Peter), to become a fisher of men.
  • Once in the womb, once to the lion, and now like Simon Peter I had denied her for the third time.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • There is Simon Peter the Apostle, of course, who was made a fisher of men by our Lord.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Alias Grace
  • Simon Peter said to him, ’You are like a righteous angel.’
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart

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  • This, according to Bellarmines exposition, is, that Christ gave here to Simon Peter two priviledges: one, that neither his Faith should fail, neither he, nor any of his successors should ever define any point concerning Faith, or Manners erroneously, or contrary to the definition of a former Pope: Which is a strange, and very much strained interpretation.
    Thomas Hobbes  --  Leviathan
  • Nevertheless, she was a Samaritan, with Jesus and Andrew and Simon Peter marking the month of August as a reminder for her, and she still wanted to do her best to help.
    Dean Koontz  --  Sole Survivor
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Saint Peter [3] , Francis of Assisi [4] , John the Baptist [5] , Saint Patrick [6] , Billy Graham [8] , Saint Paul [8] , Puritans [2] , Jesuit [3] , parable [3] , Francis of Assisi [4] , Ascension [5] , The Trinity [5] , Advent [6] , Saint Patrick [6] , stigmata [6] , Billy Graham [8] , Francis Xavier [8] , Saint Paul [8]
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