The Basilica of Bom Jesus has maintained the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier, a saint and a co-founder of Society of Jesus. The body of saint who died in 1552 is placed in a glass container encased in a silver casket. The body is kept for public viewing in every ten years. In the year of 2014, from 22nd November to 4th January 2015, the body of St. Francis Xavier will be exposed for all. Read More..