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David Diezman wrote:

Hi, guys —

How did the Twelve Apostles die?


  { How did the Twelve Apostles die? }

Eric replied:

Hi, David —

The Twelve Apostles, except for one, were martyred in various ways.

The exception is John, who lived out his life in Ephesus.

  • Peter was crucified upside-down in Rome.
  • Thomas was martyred probably in India.
  • James son of Zebedee, according to the book of Acts, was executed by the sword by Agrippa I (Acts 12:1-2).

If you want the details of the others' death, I recommend looking each of them up in Wikipedia or in the old Catholic Encyclopedia.

For a list of Apostles, see Mark 3:13-19.

  • Does this answer your question?

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