The Mystery of St. Peter's Bones

Atlantic: Journalist Tom Mueller discusses the controversy of the bones of St. Peter in an article for The Atlantic. Below the high altar of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome archaeologists have found animal bones, a huge pagan cemetery and a lot of controversy. Are the bones of St. Peter buried beneath the church as claimed by Vatacan tradition, or are other theories more plausible?

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