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Pope Says Jesus Was Born Years Earlier Than Believed

posted on November 26, 2012

In his new book, Jesus of Nazareth: The Infancy Narratives, Pope Benedict XVI debunks many traditional beliefs about the historical Jesus, reports Anugrah Kumar for The Christian Post. “The calculation of the beginning of our calendar–based on the birth of Jesus–was made by [the 6th century century monk from Eastern Europe] Dionysius Exiguus, who made a mistake in his calculations by several years,” writes Pope Benedict.  

Read at The Christian Post