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Archeologists report finding the tomb of St. Philip the apostle

Catholic World News - July 27, 2011

An Italian archaeology team has unearthed what it believes to tbe the tomb of St. Philip the apostle in southwestern Turkey.

Francesco D’Andria, who heads the team, said that the tomb was found as the archeologists were exploring an ancient church in Hierapolis. He said that the writings on the tomb showed it to be that of St. Philip.

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