A Saint’s Relic

A Saint's Relic

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Science has shot down a lot of supposedly holy relics, proving them to be much younger than their claimed ages. Sometimes, however, it does the opposite, and new evidence has confirmed the age and function of a 13th-century sackcloth. The object in question has been associated with a saint even some atheists have a soft spot for – St Francis of Assisi.

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A Saint’s Relic

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