Daily Archives: March 29, 2013

Good Friday service led by Pope Francis

Here are some photographs of today’s Good Friday service in St Peter’s Basilica, which my son Philip took. Pope Francis presided over the liturgy, and many Cardinals and Bishops were present. A few more photos will be uploaded tomorrow at … Continue reading

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Commemorating Good Friday – The “Grey Passion” by Hans Holbein the Elder

The central event of the Passion Christi is not included in this picture cycle as art historians suppose that it was originally a wood carving serving as the central part of a Triptychon, while the paintings we see here serve … Continue reading

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New experiments on Shroud show it’s not medieval – it’s older!

Professor Giulio Fanti and journalist Saverio Gaeta have published a book with the results of some chemical and mechanical tests which confirm that the Shroud dates back to the 1st century ANDREA TORNIELLI ROME (Vatican Insider) New scientific experiments carried … Continue reading

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