The Pilgrim's Journey

Author explains why an elephant was buried in the Vatican

Richard SontagLast Updated: September 17th, 2020Church News

(Catholic Herald) In February of 1962, while digging up the Vatican’s Belvedere Courtyard to modernize a heating and cooling system, a group of Italian workers hit bone. There was a large tooth and four pieces of a giant jawbone, and at first they thought they had found a dinosaur. But the bones were not fossilized, … Read More