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Turkey seeks return of Santa Claus’ bones

A Turkish archaeologists is pushing for Italy to return the bones of St. Nicholas to their original resting place. The 3rd Century saint - on whom Santa Claus was modelled - was buried in the modern-day town of Demre in Turkey. But in the Middle Ages his bones were taken by Italian

Santa Claus is buried in Ireland

Historians are claiming that the remains of St. Nicholas, the man who inspired Santa Claus, are buried in County Kilkenny, Ireland at Jerpoint Abbey. Experts claim that the philanthropist St Nicholas of Myra is entombed at the 12th century abbey after his body was moved there 800 years ago. The saint, revered