Current Events Articles: June 2012

2000 Year-Old Middle Eastern Pollen Found on the Shroud of Turin posted by Henry B. Smith Jr. MA

According to the Vatican Insider, "this discovery is strong proof against the theory of the shroud being a medieval fake. It seems somewhat incredible (and it would be a true scientific miracle) that a medieval forger would have known what ointments and oils were used in Jewish funeral rites in the 1st century AD and that this same forger would have put together aromas and ointments in the knowledge that a few centuries later tools that had not yet been invented might reveal his work."

For more, visit: The Vatican Insider

The Knucklebone of John the Baptist? posted by Henry B. Smith Jr. MA

The new dating evidence supports claims that bones found under a church floor in Bulgaria may be of the leading prophet and relative of Jesus Christ as described in the Bible.

For more, visit: University of Oxford

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