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Researchers examine John the Baptist’s bones

Researchers in Bulgaria are examining a collection of bones which are said to have belonged to John the Baptist. There's no way to be sure, of course, as there are no confirmed pieces of John the Baptist to compare to the fragments of bone. But the sarcophagus holding the bones was

Remains of John the Baptist allegedly found in Bulgaria

Relics attributed to John the Baptist have been fuond on the Bulgarian island of St. Ivan. Last week it was reported that excavations on St Ivan island, the largest of five Bulgarian islands in the Black Sea, discovered artefacts and exquisite marble reliquary incorporated into the church’s altar, the historian