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Whose tomb is under the Vatican?

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Whose tomb is under the Vatican?

Answer:

There are many saints, popes, and martyrs buried under St. Peter’s Basilica. The most significant is Peter himself. Jesus was not kidding when he said that he would build his Church on Peter!

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