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St James, ‘brother’ of Jesus: it turns out his ancient remains belong to someone else

Saint James the Lesser is believed to have been martyred in AD 70. Wikicommons Kaare Lund Rasmussen, University of Southern Denmark and Lautaro Roig Lanzillotta, University of Groningen Hunched innocuously in the shadow of Rome’s mighty Piazza Venezia, just a stone’s throw from one of the city’s busiest thoroughfares, the Santi Apostoli church might be forgiven for having more respect …

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