National Geographic broadcast the film on the relics of St. John the Baptist found near Sozopol

Posted on April 06, 2012 at 15:52 (GMT +00:00)
National Geographic has set air date for the premiere of St. John the Baptist's relics film. The relics were found in 2010 during archaeological research in the medieval monastery located on the island of St. John near Sozopol, Bulgaria. The film will be first broadcast on April 5 on the U.S. television channel of National Geographic. The documentary will show details on the relics find and study conducted by specialists in Bulgaria and the laboratory of Oxford University.
In May in Bulgaria will be held a press conference to publicize the results of the relics laboratory tests, which will be presented on May 31 in Oxford.
The documentary is titled "Search for the Head of John the Baptist".
More information for its premiere on the European and Bulgarian channel of National Geographic will be provided when available.
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[quote]Search for the Head of John the Baptist
It is potentially one of the greatest archaeological discoveries in the history of Christianity. Theologian and relic expert Candida Moss journeys to a remote island in the Black Sea to investigate the ruins of one of the oldest monasteries in Europe. Here, under the location where the altar once stood, scientists have dug up an exquisite marble box holding what they believe to be the bones of John the Baptist, the man who baptized Jesus.
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