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A church dedicated to the apostle James the Greater in the disappeared town of San Juan Quechula in Chiapas, Mexico, was visible due to heat and drought in June 2023.

400-year-old church emerges from the waters in Mexico

Jun 21, 2023

By David Ramos

It is one of at least seven churches that are “buried” underwater or stone in different regions of Mexico. Read more

A view of modern-day Jericho, the site of a recently uncovered sixth-century church.

Archaeologists uncover early Christian church with ornate mosaic in Jericho

Jan 13, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

A team of Israeli archaeologists has discovered a sixth-century Byzantine church with highly decorated mosaic floors.  Read more

Salome (right) and the midwife "Emea" (left), bathing the infant Jesus, are common figures in Orthodox icons of the Nativity of Jesus; here in a 12th-century fresco from Cappadocia.

Archaeologists prepare to open ‘tomb of Jesus’ midwife’ to public

Dec 20, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Archaeologists have unearthed artifacts from an ancient Jewish burial cave that Christians associate with Salome, who was possibly a midwife... Read more

The el Araj archaeological site located on the shores of the Sea of Galilee in Israel, believed to be ruins of a church built over the the home of Sts. Peter and Andrew

St. Peter’s house believed to have been found on shore of Sea of Galilee 

Aug 24, 2022

By Edie Heipel

A team of archaeologists uncovered evidence this month that may be the “smoking gun” confirming the location of the house... Read more

Religious sisters view remains discovered at a site in Gdańsk, northern Poland.

Inside the search for Polish Catholic sisters killed by the Red Army and on the path to beatification

Jun 4, 2021

By Luke Coppen

The sisters were brutally mistreated by Soviet soldiers in 1945. Have their bodies finally been recovered? Read more

The Pre-Construct Archaeology team works on the Great Sacristy site. Photo

Burial place of medieval Catholic monks uncovered at Westminster Abbey

Aug 25, 2020

Archaeologists excavating a lost medieval sacristy at Westminster Abbey in London have uncovered what they believe are the remains of... Read more

Curator Anna Forest examines a 15th-century illuminated manuscript discovered under the floorboards of Oxburgh Hall.

Rare discoveries shed light on secret Catholic life in Tudor house

Aug 20, 2020

A restoration project at a country house has uncovered items that shed new light on the steadfast faith of a... Read more

A Mississippi State University team found this bulla, or ancient clay seal, from the 10th century BC in southern Israel.

Israeli dig peers into King David's time

Dec 18, 2014

New archaeological evidence about Israel and Judah at the time of King David and King Solomon undermines some skeptics who... Read more