St. Peter's bones? Maintenance worker makes surprising discovery

Rome, Italy, Sep 13, 2017 / 06:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- During routine restoration of a nearly 1000 year-old church, a worker discovered bone fragments in clay pots – which may belong to St. Peter, three other popes, and four early Church martyrs.

“There were two clay pots which were inscribed with the names of early popes – Peter, Felix, Callixtus and Cornelius,” the worker told Italian television channel Rai Uno, according to the Telegraph.

“I’m not an archaeologist but I understood immediately that they were very old. Looking at them, I felt very emotional.”

The existence of the bone fragments has …read more