The little known treasures buried beneath St. Peter’s Basilica

Posted September 17, 2017 2:15 am by I.Media for Aleteia

The little known treasures buried beneath St. Peter’s Basilica

Tourists who visit St. Peter’s often miss out on the archaeological finds under the Basilica. Pope Pius XI’s will stated he wanted to be buried as close as possible to what tradition has considered to be the tomb of St. Peter. Pius XII then began the excavations under St. Peter’s Basilica, in order to fulfill Read More…

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