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The Importance Of Honoring The Saint Apostles By Emperor Constantine And His Mother, Helen, Ion Sorin Bora
Ion Sorin Bora
Saints Constantine and Helen have built many churches inremembrance of the Apostles, of which the most important is the greatchurch of Constantinople. Here were built cenotaphs of the Twelve Apostlesof the Church not only from popular pages of the New Testament. Name ofthe Twelve Apostles honored in this church are the same that the Churchhonors today in iconography and hagiography: Mark, Matthew, Paul, Philip,Bartholomew, Simon, Peter, John, Luke, Andrew, James and Thomas.