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Apostle John

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[[Image:John the Theologian.jpg|right|frame|St. John the Theologian, Apostle and Evangelist]]
[[Image:JohnTheologian.JPG|right|thumb|180px|Old icon of the Theologian, [[w:Nisyros|Nisyros]] ([[w:Paros|Paros island]])]]
[[Image:Patmos.JPG|right|thumb|Inside the Cave of the Apocalypse - showing the rock with the "trinitarian" split]]
The holy, glorious and all-laudable '''Apostle and Evangelist John''' is also known as '''John the Theologian'''. He was one of the original twelve [[Apostles]], and wrote the [[Gospel of John|Gospel]] bearing his name; three canonical letters: [[I John]], [[II John]], and [[III John]]; and the [[Book of Revelation]]. His primary [[feast day]] is celebrated on [[May 8]], that of the twelve apostles on [[June 30]], and his repose on [[September 26]].