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  • Today in the News: 'Jesus' wife' papyrus is not a fake, experts say

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    A group of scientists that tested a controversial business-card sized piece of papyrus that mentions Jesus' wife concluded that the document is not a fake. Harvard Divinity School said in a statement, "A wide range of scientific testing indicates that a papyrus fragment containing the words, 'Jesus said to them, my wife' is an ancient document, dating between the sixth to ninth centuries CE." Scientists tested the papyrus, the ink, the handwriting and the grammar, CNN reported.
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