Apostle of the Gentiles

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Noun1.Apostle of the Gentiles - (New Testament) a Christian missionary to the GentilesApostle of the Gentiles - (New Testament) a Christian missionary to the Gentiles; author of several Epistles in the New Testament; even though Paul was not present at the Last Supper he is considered an Apostle; "Paul's name was Saul prior to his conversion to Christianity"
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible
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The Roman Catholic Church marks today the Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul, known as the Apostle of the Gentiles, in thanksgiving to God for the miraculous conversion of the revered saint - from a life of sinfulness to holiness.
Equally, as James the apostle--who God did not release, now the apostle of the Gentiles is given to the mob, which will silence him.
Alberione chose St Paul, the Apostle of the Gentiles, as the Patron and exemplar of the entire religious family he founded.