The Turin Shroud

Secrets: The Turin Shroud

The Shroud of Turin. Is it the burial cloth of Jesus Christ? A work of art? Or the greatest prank ever pulled? The Vatican itself refuses to take an official position on its authenticity, and with limited access to the cloth for testing, there's seemingly no way for scientists to end the debate. Or is there? Join four experts as they explore four radically different theories, using groundbreaking research and archeological expertise. Their one goal: to decode a treasure that has been revered, rejected, and argued about for more than 600 years.

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Why the Vatican Believes in the Shroud of Turin

While many experts believe the Shroud of Turin is a medieval forgery, historians at the Vatican have found evidence that leads them to believe it dates back to the time of Jesus Christ.