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Relics

New data questions finding that Shroud of Turin was medieval hoax

Specialists hope to re-test the artifact which some believe to be an authentic relic of Christ's crucifixion.

Traveling exhibit shares 150 ancient relics of Catholic saints

 Relics from the Crown of Thorns and the True Cross are also on display and evoke reactions ranging from astonishment to sheer awe. 

Tracking the journey of the Holy Sponge that gave Christ his last sip of wine

Along with the True Cross and the Crown of Thorns, the Holy Sponge is a relic known as an "Instrument of the Passion."

Relics of Fatima saints stolen from Italian church

Priest at Verona church "heartbroken" by the loss of clothing belonging to Francisco and Jacinta Marto.

Relics from the biblical Maccabees are housed in Cologne Church

The 2nd-century relics traveled from Antioch, to Constantinople, then on to Rome and finally to Cologne in 1164.

Padre Pio’s relics will tour the US and Canada twice in 2019

Plan your pilgrimage for the veneration of the stigmatic saint.

Does this Italian hilltop shrine have the true relic of Veronica’s veil?

Expert claims the Veil at Manoppello matches perfectly with the image on the Shroud of Turin.

Thanos’ Infinity Gauntlet looks eerily similar to a Catholic relic

St. Teresa of Avila would never have snapped her fingers.

Archaeologists remove Scottish heroine St. Margaret’s relic to learn more about her life

The team intends to make a 3D replica, so future examination does not disturb the relic.

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