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Old 12-12-2019, 03:23 PM
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Originally Posted by TriPolar View Post
It is an odd thing that so many Christians claim to have faith yet so desperately look for physical evidence that the object of their faith ever existed.
On the other hand, it’s worth noting that the first recorded person to call “bullshit” on the Shroud was the Bishop of Troyes, back in 1390.

And at least two of the Catholics quoted in the story say that the authenticity of the Shroud is not fundamental to their faiths.
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