ďFor centuries, tradition held that to honor and preserve the mortal remains of this true Prince of the Apostles, St. Peterís Basilica had been built right over St. Peterís grave. Not however until 1939, did researchers, scholars, and scientists begin sustained, systematic efforts to discover the truth, an archaeological task that spanned nearly 30 years.
Carefully studying every know clue while literally unearthing others as they tunneled their way through a tangle of ancient structures beneath the Magnificent high altar of St. Peterís, they slowly unraveled the secrets surrounding the burial of St. Peter.
The Bones of Saint Peter is the engrossing true story of hoe these determined researches finally solved the puzzle of St. Peterís burial and rescued his bodily remains from centuries of oblivion.Ē
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