Saint Andrew

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Saint Andrew's flag

Saint Andrew is one of the twelve apostles of Jesus and the patron saint of Scotland. He was crucified on a cross that was turned sideways to look like an "X". The Saint Andrew's flag is the official flag of Scotland. On St Andrew's Day, many people in Scotland wear a thistle.

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The following people were the twelve apostles of Jesus:

  • Paul became an apostle after Jesus' death and resurrection.