Saint Luke the Evangelist
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Saint Luke the Evangelist


Born     Antioch, Syria, Roman Empire
Died     c. 84 near Boeotia, Greece
Honored in     
              Roman Catholic Church
              Orthodox Church
              Eastern Catholic Churches
               Anglican Church
               Lutheran Church
               some other Protestant Churches
Major shrine     Padua, Italy
Feast     18 October
Patronage     artists, physicians, surgeons, and others
Luke the Evangelist (Ancient Greek: Λουκᾶς, Loukás) is one of the four evangelists or authors of canonical Gospels of Jesus Christ. A native of the Hellenistic city of Antioch in Syria  (Anatolia Turkey)






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