From National Geographic: "Oldest Church" Discovery "Ridiculous," Critics Say.
A Jordanian archaeologist’s announcement this week that he had uncovered the world’s first Christian church in an underground cave drew surprise and skepticism from experts in Jordan and beyond. (…)
Ghazi Bisheh, former director general of the Jordanian Department of Antiquities, dismissed the claim as "ridiculous," saying the archaeologist behind them "has a tendency to sensationalize discoveries" and offered no evidence to back his recent assertion." [continue]