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Shroud Of Turin Could Be The Real Deal
2011-12-23 06:18:17

Italian researchers at the National Agency for New Technologies, Energy, and Sustainable Economic Development have been doing research on the origins of the Shroud of Turin, the supposed burial cloth of Jesus Christ. They have discovered a process that can duplicate the depth of the dye and the color by using Ultraviolet laser pulses, which is beyond the technology of Jesus´ time and Medieval times. The scientists said, “The results show a short and intense burst of UV...

2011-04-21 07:15:00

LOS ANGELES, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New documents are being made public on the Internet this week revealing that in 2000 through 2010 an eight-chapter "Message" was discovered to exist in tandem with the ancient Catholic, highly controversial SHROUD OF TURIN (Shroud, meaning: burial cloth - Turin: the city in Italy). THE MESSAGE 2000 AD, as it is called, was discovered, successfully "decoded" and summarized by a virtually unknown artist named E. Laurence Bake. The inspiring...

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2010-03-23 10:31:20

Scientists today described development of a new method to determine the age of ancient mummies, old artwork, and other relics without causing damage to these treasures of global cultural heritage. Reporting at the 239th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS), they said it could allow scientific analysis of hundreds of artifacts that until now were off limits because museums and private collectors did not want the objects damaged. "This technique stands to revolutionize...

2010-01-08 07:10:00

LEITRIM, Ireland, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- In his new nonfiction, "Finding the Holy Grail" (published by AuthorHouse), debut author Sean Mac Aodhagain covers countless centuries of history surrounding the legend of the infamous Holy Grail and its major influences on the people of today's world. Open to the first page and embark on a voyage on your own quest of discovery. Glimpse the mythical lives of some of the most renowned individuals who have helped weave the fabric of our cultural...

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2009-12-16 11:22:51

Burial shroud proves Turin Shroud not from 1st century C.E. Jerusalem The DNA of a 1st century shrouded man found in a tomb on the edge of the Old City of Jerusalem has revealed the earliest proven case of leprosy. Details of the research will be published December 16 in the PloS ONE Journal. The molecular investigation was undertaken by Prof. Mark Spigelman and Prof. Charles Greenblatt and of the Sanford F. Kuvin Center for the Study of Infectious and Tropical Diseases at the Hebrew...

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2009-10-05 14:50:00

An Italian scientist claims he has reproduced the Shroud of Turin, the linen some Christians revere as the burial cloth of Jesus Christ. Luigi Garlaschelli said his reproduction proves that the original 14'4" x 3'7" shroud, which bears the reversed image of a crucified man some believe is Christ, is a fake. "We have shown that is possible to reproduce something which has the same characteristics as the Shroud," said Garlaschelli, a professor of organic chemistry at the University of Pavia. He...

2009-04-11 09:58:38

A prominent U.S. chemist who pronounced the Turin Shroud a fake came to believe it could have been the burial cloth of Jesus, a television documentary says. Ray Rogers, a chemist from the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, helped lead the Shroud of Turin Research Project in 1988. Radio carbon-dating conducted in 1988 on threads of the shroud dated the making of the cloth to hundreds of years after the death of Jesus. Those threads, however, proved to be part of a repair made to...

2009-04-06 23:34:05

Research suggests the Shroud of Turin -- said to be Jesus' burial cloth -- was hidden by medieval knights for more than a century, the Vatican said Sunday. The Vatican's weekly newspaper said a researcher in the Vatican Secret Archives has found a document that suggests the shroud was hidden by the Knights Templar and secretly venerated for more than 100 years after the Crusades, The Times of London reported Monday. The newspaper said the shroud disappeared in 1204 during the Fourth Crusade...

2009-02-06 23:52:01

The image of Jesus, or possibly Sasquatch or a Persian king, seems to have appeared on a door at a Florida car dealership. Employees at Jarrett Ford Lincoln Mercury in Pasco County near Tampa are split on what they are seeing, the St. Petersburg Times reported. Chip Davis, who runs a dent removal service, was the first to notice the image. To Davis, a member of Cypress Meadows Community Church in Clearwater, the image apparently bears a resemblance to the iconic image on the Shroud of Turin,...

2006-09-01 05:37:47

By Stephen Brown ROME (Reuters) - Pope Benedict became the first pontiff on Friday to visit "Veronica's Veil," which Christian tradition says was used to wipe the sweat from Jesus' brow on his way to crucifixion and miraculously recorded his features. Benedict knelt in prayer before the relic also known as the "Sacred Visage," which has been guarded by Capuchin friars in a remote monastery in Manoppello in the Apennine mountains for centuries. But the pope stopped short of endorsing...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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