The Avan news
agency reports that speakers at the Convention will include Bruno
Barberis, Director of the International Shroud Center of Turin;
American physicist John Carrol; and the President of the Turin Shroud
Center in Colorado Springs, John Jackson.
Center for Sindonology is organizing the event, which will include
conferences, round-table discussions and cultural visits. The
program will also feature a new expo on the shroud entitled, “The Man
of the Holy Shroud.”
number of discoveries have been made since studies on the Shroud began
in 1977 by a group of scientists led by John Jackson at the NASA center
in Pasadena, California.
the gathering will also discuss the most recent research on the shroud,
including studies on pollen samples and the carbon 14
dating. More information on the event can be found at:
from around the world are scheduled to gather at the Catholic
University of Valencia, Spain, April 29-May 1 for an International
Scientific Convention entitled, “The Shroud Today,” where they will
discuss the latest discoveries about the revered artifact that
tradition says is the burial cloth of Christ.