It's official. The Catholic Knight is retired.  I'm hanging up the helmet and passing the torch. There will be no more articles, no more commentaries, no more calls to action. THIS BLOG IS CLOSED. I've spent a very long time thinking about this, I believe the time has come, and is a bit overdue.  I want to thank my readers for everything, but most especially for your encouragement and your willingness to go out there and fight the good fight. So, that being the case, I've spend the last several weeks looking for bloggers who are fairly active, and best represent something akin to the way I think and what I believe.  I recommend the following blogs for my readers to bookmark and check on regularly. Pick one as your favourite, or pick them all. They are all great..... In His Majesty's Service, THE CATHOLIC KNIGHT

Friday, October 17, 2008

James Ossuary Is A Total FRAUD!

THE CATHOLIC KNIGHT: Remember the burial box (ossuary) that was supposedly "found" a while back? Those who promoted it claimed it dated back to the time of Jesus and the inscription proved conclusively that the Apostle James was Jesus' actual brother, and therefore, the Catholic doctrine of Mary's perpetual virginity was false. Well a lot of people casted doubt on these fantastic claims, and 'The Catholic Knight' was one of them. Now it looks like we've all been vindicated. As it turns out, the whole thing is a fraud, and the Israeli police are not happy about it...
(FoxNews) - The discovery electrified the faithful and faithful archaeologists alike. But skeptics began to dig deeper into the mysterious find, and Israeli police started investigating.

They found the box was authentically old, dating back to 60 A.D., the biblical date of James' death. But the inscription, they found, was a forgery.

The investigators took Golan to court, accusing the dealer of turning believers' faith against them to rake in his millions, TIME reported....

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