Bones Attributed to St. Peter Uncovered in 1,000-year-old Roman Church

It had been known for centuries the relics might exist; the Vatican plans to authenticate the discovery.

The following article, written by Nick Squires, appears on The Telegraph. 

Bones attributed to St. Peter found by chance in 1,000-year-old church in Rome

Bones attributed to St. Peter have been found by chance in a church in Rome during routine restoration work, 2,000 years after the apostle’s death.

The relics of the saint, who is regarded as the first Pope, were found in clay pots in the 1,000-year-old Church of Santa Maria in Cappella in the district of Trastevere, a medieval warren of cobbled lanes on the banks of the Tiber River.

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