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Ostension of the Holy Shroud on Televisions Worldwide
La Stampa-Vatican Insider ^ | 3/1/13 | Domenico Agasso Jr.

Posted on 03/02/2013 1:10:45 PM PST by marshmallow

Holy Saturday (30 March 2013) in Easter week is going to be a highly spiritual day, with the Holy Shroud being exhibited to the whole world in a live television broadcast. A new app for the Holy Shroud is due out soon

In these epic and mystery-filled days, Benedict XVI gives his final gift to the Archdiocese of Turin and to the world: a televised ostension of the Holy Shroud on Holy Saturday (30 March). The Archbishop Emeritus of Turin, Cardinal Severino Poletto, told Italy’s 3rd biggest daily La Stampa, that in his last personal greeting to him as Pope, Benedict XVI reminded him of his visit to Turin on 2 May 2010, to see the Holy Shroud.

“I hope that this international event will bring a little bit of light and peace in these complicated times to the hearts of all who experience it and that it brings strength and hope to the poor and sick and also to families and those facing hardship,” the Archbishop of Turin, Mgr. Cesare Nosiglia said. He recalled that “we had spent a lot of time reflecting on this project alongside the relevant Holy See authorities” and that Benedict XVI had given the green light which encouraged them, giving the event an evangelisation and contemplation slant so as to inspire a deep spirituality in faithful during Holy Week.”

On that particular occasion he said: “This pilgrimage, this visit, is a particularly intense experience for me: maybe because with the passing of the years I have become more sensitive to the message of this extraordinary Icon; perhaps and I would say above all, because I am here as the Successor of Peter and I carry the entire Church, the whole of humanity, in fact, within my heart.” Benedict XVI defined the Shroud as.....

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1 posted on 03/02/2013 1:10:49 PM PST by marshmallow
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I highly recommend anyone interested in the Shroud view this excellent video produced by a young Christian women. Just her summary of the Passion and Resurection alone is worth the look. Geared to teenagers but all ages can enjoy. I plan on using it prior to Holy Week for our Confirmation classes. About 18 minutes long.

2 posted on 03/02/2013 3:17:15 PM PST by Shark24
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