Check here for important announcements and other Shroud of Turin Website news.This page will be updated whenever new page additions, articles and other resources are added to the site.Today's additions also include a Special Feature on The Shroud and the Eastern Orthodox Church, a new feature called News From Turin, the latest issue of the , coverage of the recent 2017 Jalsa Salana Convention in England, news of a special Day of the Shroud in Krakow, Poland, the announcement of STERA, Inc.'s 2017 Fundraising Campaign, a preview of what is coming to in 2018, links to many new books, articles, papers and videos and much more.There should be enough here to keep you busy reading until Christmas! Here is the Update Table of Contents: In 2015, after fulfilling all of STERA, Inc.'s formal requirements for accessing materials in our various collections, the Board of Directors voted to approve Giulio Fanti's request for access to three of the remaining tape samples from the Ray Rogers Collection.These were hand delivered to him in Turin in May 2015 by Barrie Schwortz.It should be noted that Barrie does not have a vote on the Board of Directors so did not participate in the decision to grant Giulio access to the samples.David is best known in Shroud circles for his films on the Shroud which include - included Prof.
The most recent update appears at the top of the page.provided, but, as of this writing, has not yet been evaluated by the Board]. Bresee, Isabel Piczek, Ian Dickinson, Luigi Garlaschelli, Franco Ramaccini and Sergio Della Sala and many more.With this update we add eight more issues to Rex Morgan's Shroud News archive, which will total 118 issues when complete. Our sincerest thanks as always to Stephen Jones for his extraordinary effort in scanning and optical character recognition of every page, Ian Wilson for providing the original issues and valuable input and of course, to Rex Morgan for his gracious permission to reprint them here on And you can also view every previous year's Website News pages at the links below: Welcome to our Fall website update!This is another huge one and has literally taken until the very last minute to get it all completed!When Giulio submitted a copy to the board of the first paper he produced based at least in part on the samples we provided, titled, "Mechanical Characterization of Linen Fibers: The Turin Shroud Dating," the Board of Directors reviewed it and made a series of comments and recommendations to improve the paper and make it more accurate. (Read the entire comment here) [Editor's Note: A third paper by Giulio Fanti was published more recently, after the above statement had already been drafted by the Board.