December 04, 2017

Rev. Michael Witczak, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a National Geographic story on St. Nicholas.

... “During the time of the Crusades, when the Byzantine Empire was slowly eroding, a group of Italians removed his body from Myra and brought it to Bari with the goal of safeguarding a number of the relics from the Turks who really didn't have any interest in Christian saints,” Witczak says. ...

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