Did Saint Christopher carry Jesus?

Who is St. Christopher carrying on his shoulder?

Christopher carrying Christ on his shoulders , 1786.

Why is Saint Christopher not a saint anymore?

Among Catholicism’s most popular saints, Christopher was listed as a martyr. Legend had it he carried a child who grew increasingly heavy across a river — the child was supposed to be carrying the weight of God. But there wasn’t enough historical evidence the man ever existed, so Pope Paul VI dropped him.

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