The Shroud of Turin: Latest Study Deepens Mystery
Divine Mercy Picture and Shroud of Turin overlay
When a soul approaches Me with trust, I fill it with such an abundance of graces that it cannot contain them within itself, but radiates them to other souls. The Shroud of Turin is an ancient linen cloth that bears the image of a crucified man who has been tortured by scourging and puncture wounds to the head. Millions believe it to be the burial cloth of Jesus. Modern science has completed hundreds of thousands of hours of detailed study and intense research on the Shroud. According to Shroud. To put that into perspective, this is what visible light radation of million Watts look like:. It does not simultaneously account for 1 the 3-D image residing on one side of the Shroud, 2 observed lateral image distortions consistent with a draping cloth over a body shape , or 3 expected thermal perturbations associated with physically thick superimposed blood images.
7 facts about the Shroud of Turin
Facebook Twitter Email. CNN — When she was 24, Emanuela Marinelli was walking near the Vatican in Rome when she caught a glimpse of a "beautiful face of Christ" printed on a souvenir in the window of a shop run by nuns. The image, she said, stood out among the other items for sale -- a kitschy array of ashtrays with the face of the Pope and plastic representations of Jesus on the cross, with eyes that opened and closed. Transfixed, she entered the shop and asked a nun who had painted the original version, only to be told there was no artist, it was a photograph of the Shroud of Turin.
Reprinted by permission. Yet, due to its numerous unexplained properties, it remains a mystery. However, since those test results have been repeatedly disputed and debunked by many scientific experts. Among those experts is Joe Marino , a former Benedictine monk and Catholic priest who has studied and written about the Shroud for 43 years. Given my keen interest in the Shroud, I have written numerous Townhall articles and several specifically about the C dating controversy.