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Apostle James the Just

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Saint '''James the Just''' also called '''James Adelphos''' and '''James the Brother of Our Lord'''(died AD 62) was the first [[bishopBishop]] or [[patriarchPatriarch]] of the [[Church of Jerusalem|Jerusalem]]. According to the [[Gospel of James|Protevangelium]], James was the son of [[Joseph the Betrothed|Joseph]] - along with the other 'brethren of the Lord' mentioned in the scripture - from a marriage prior to his betrothment to [[Theotokos|Mary]].
[[Eusebius of Caesarea|Eusebius]], quoting from [[Hegesippus]] writes that James was “called the Just by all from the time of our Savior to the present day; for there were many that bore the name of James.

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