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Pope Francis `links Turin Shroud to Jesus Christ`

Pope Francis has drawn an explicit link between Christ and the ghostly image imprinted on the Turin Shroud but stopped short of declaring it the true burial cloth of Jesus.

Pope takes break from scandal, visits Turin Shroud

Pope Benedict XVI is taking a break from dealing with the clerical sex abuse scandal to visit the Shroud of Turin, the linen with an image of a man on it that some believe is Christ`s burial cloth.

Hitler eyed Turin Shroud

The Vatican had hidden the Shroud of Turin to protect it from Hitler.