EWTN Catholic Q&A
Zacchaeus
Question from Francis Goode on 11-05-2013:

Are Zacchaeus the tax collector and the Apostle Mathias one and the same man ? Thank you so much .

Francis Goode

Answer by Judie Brown on 11-09-2013:

Francis

ZACCHEUS is the tax collector. See this introduction to LUKE Chapter 19 from the USCCB website:

http://www.usccb.org/bible/luke/19

Clement of Alexandria identified Zaccheus as Matthias. see http://www.stmatthiaschicago.org/letter-from-father-john/

Judie Brown

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