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An apostle is a messenger and ambassador.

Apostle and apostles may also refer to:

In religion:

  • The Twelve Apostles, 12 of Jesus' disciples chosen by him and given "the Great Commission"
  • The Seventy Disciples, referred to as Seventy Apostles by the Orthodox Church
  • Apostle (Latter Day Saints), a position within The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and other denominations of the Latter Day Saint movement
  • Chief Apostle, highest minister in the New Apostolic Church
  • Rasul, Islamic prophet or messenger, sometimes translated "apostle" (Muhammad is known as Rasūlullāh, "Apostle of God")
  • Apostles of Bahá'u'lláh, nineteen early followers of Bahá'u'lláh

In art and entertainment:

Elsewhere:

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