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Pope gives away St. Peter relics

In what Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople described as a “brave and bold” gesture, Pope Francis gave the patriarch a famous reliquary containing bone fragments believed to belong to St. Peter — relics in the possession of the Roman Catholic Church since the beginning. [1]

 

 

 

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