118g: Digging under the Vatican – The Search for St. Peter’s Tomb

Today we have a very special episode. I am joined by John O’Neill, author of The Fisherman’s Tomb: The True Story of the Vatican’s Secret Search. This is an incredible story of war, politics, in-fighting and much more. It is the type of drama you can only find in true stories.

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John O’Neill and Sarah Wynne – The Fisherman’s Tomb The True Story of the Vatican’s Secret Search
https://thefishermanstomb.com/

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•Today we have a very special episode. I am joined by John O’Neill, author of The Fisherman’s Tomb: The True Story of the Vatican’s Secret Search. This is an incredible story of war, politics, in-fighting and much more. It is the type of drama you can only find in true stories. I’d love to know what you think about this story and episode.
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