Judas Iscariot is the twin brother of St. Thomas the Apostle?

I am not saying that St. Thomas the Apostle's is the twin brother of Judas Iscariot. I am simply seeking resource historical information that states this so.

Some years ago, a priest friend of mine stated that there was an obscure legend or tradition that St. Thomas the Apostle, who was called the twin, claimed that his twin brother was no one other than the infamous traitor of Our Lord, Judas Iscariot. My priest friend in no longer amongst us and I have never known him to be wrong on such things. I have not been able to locate a source of any such legend or tradition.

Can anyone locate a possible source of this obscure legend or tradition?

  • Isn't this a duplicate or related: christianity.stackexchange.com/questions/14874/… – Grasper Nov 21 '18 at 15:10
  • @Grasper It is related, but not a duplicate of that question. I am not asking who is the twin of St. Thomas, but requesting information concerning a legend about Judas Iscariot being his twin brother. The question who sourced does not answer that. It involves more than stating that "the sainted apostle "Doubting" Thomas is called Didymus, the Twin. Indeed, Thomas also means Twin." – Ken Graham Nov 21 '18 at 15:23

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