The Apostles, St. Pantaenus, St. Frumentius and St. …
Comment posted Mission of Pantaenus in India and Saint Bartholomew, the Apostle in India by George Thomas.
The Apostles, St. Pantaenus, St. Frumentius and St. Bartholomew are also connected with India.
Of these the missionary activities of St. Bartholomew in India is documented by early fathers such as St. Ambrose and Theodore
Saint Ambrose — “And when the hearts of the people of his neighbours sufficed not to him to receive his seed, he (St. Bartholomew ) through-pierced like in fleeing in to the last countries of the lands of India, and entered in to the temple where there was great company of sick people without number”
Theodore—– “The blessed apostle Bartholomew preached first in Licaonia, and after in India, and at the last in Alban, a city of great Armenia, and there he was first flayed and afterward his head smitten off, and there he was buried.
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