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One of Jesus' original 12 disciples. Also know as Jude, Judas Thaddaeus, and Lebbaeus.

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What is the origin of the tradition that Thaddeus founded the Armenian Church?

According to tradition, Thaddeus (aka Jude) and Bartholomew were the first disciples to bring the Gospel to Armenia. As such, they are commemorated as the patron saints of that church. What is the ...