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Friday, March 29, 2013

Shroud of Turin; Is it Real?


New tests on the Shroud of Turin show that it may not be a fake. Is this really the face of the man called Jesus?

For centuries scientists have argued about the authenticity of the Shroud - which is kept in a secure vault in Turin Cathedral - and it has become one of the most iconic images of the Roman Catholic faith.

The 14ft-long linen cloth bears the faint image of the front and back of a tall, long-haired, bearded man and appears to be stained by blood from wounds in his feet, wrists and sides that match those suffered by Christ at his Crucifixion.

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New tests on the Shroud of Turin show that it may not be a fake. Is this really the face of the man called Jesus? 

For centuries scientists have argued about the authenticity of the Shroud - which is kept in a secure vault in Turin Cathedral - and it has become one of the most iconic images of the Roman Catholic faith.

The 14ft-long linen cloth bears the faint image of the front and back of a tall, long-haired, bearded man and appears to be stained by blood from wounds in his feet, wrists and sides that match those suffered by Christ at his Crucifixion.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2300503/Turin-Shroud-medieval-fake-dates-Christs-lifetime-say-scientists.html#ixzz2OsWH8oyl
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