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      Volume 10, Issue 126
      THURSDAY 2 SEPTEMBER 2010



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      IN THIS ISSUE :
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      . POPE RECEIVES SHIMON PERES, PRESIDENT OF ISRAEL
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      . AUDIENCES
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      . ACTIVITIES OF POPE BENEDICT XVI IN AUGUST
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      . HOLY SEE-RELATED ACTIVITY IN AUGUST
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      . HILDEGARD OF BINGEN: EXEMPLARY MINISTRY OF AUTHORITY
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      . YOUNG PEOPLE: LIVE AND TRANSMIT THE VALUES OF THE GOSPEL
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      . CONGRESS OF ASIAN CATHOLIC LAITY: PROCLAIMING JESUS CHRIST
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      . BENEDICT XVI'S PRAYER INTENTIONS FOR SEPTEMBER
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      . NEW BOOK ON THE SHROUD OF TURIN
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      . CATALOGUE OF LINKS
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      . EUCHARISTIC PRAYER IN HONOR OF THE SORROWFUL HEART OF MARY
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      . DAILY REMINDER
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      . ROMAN CATHOLIC NEWS ARCHIVES
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      . COPYRIGHT NOTICES
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      . POPE RECEIVES SHIMON PERES, PRESIDENT OF ISRAEL
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      VATICAN CITY, 2 SEP 2010 (VIS) - The Holy See Press Office today released the following English-language communique:

      "Today in the Apostolic Palace of Castelgandolfo, Benedict XVI received in audience Shimon Peres, president of Israel, who also met with Cardinal Secretary of State Tarcisio Bertone S.D.B. and Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, secretary for Relations with States.

      "During the cordial discussions, the pilgrimage of His Holiness to the Holy Land in May 2009 was recalled.

      "Concerning the renewal of direct contacts between Israelis and Palestinians, scheduled for today in Washington, U.S.A., the hope was expressed that this may assist in reaching an agreement that is respectful of the legitimate aspirations of the two peoples and capable of bringing lasting peace to the Holy Land and to the entire region. The condemnation of all forms of violence and the necessity of guaranteeing better conditions of life to all the peoples of the area were reaffirmed. The discussions also touched on inter-religious dialogue and an overview of the international situation.

      "The discussions also permitted the examination of the relations between the State of Israel and the Holy See and those of the State authorities with the local Catholic communities. In this regard, emphasis was given to the great significance of the presence of these communities in the Holy Land, and the contribution they make to the common good of society, also through Catholic schools. Finally, the results, thus far, of the bilateral working Commission, which has for many years been tasked with the drafting of an accord concerning economic matters, were noted while at the same time expressing the hope for the rapid conclusion of its work".

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      . AUDIENCES
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      VATICAN CITY, 2 SEP 2010 (VIS) - The Holy Father today received in separate audiences six prelates from the National Conference of Bishops of Brazil, on their "ad limina" visit:

      - Cardinal Geraldo Majella Agnelo, archbishop of Sao Salvador da Bahia, accompanied by Auxilary Bishops Josafa Menezes da Silva, Joao Carlos Petrini and Gregorio Paixao Neto O.S.B.

      - Bishop Paulo Romeu Dantas Bastos of Alagoinhas.

      - Bishop Joao Nilton dos Santos Souza Amargosa.

      This evening he is scheduled to receive in audience Cardinal Marc Ouellet P.S.S., prefect of the Congregation for Bishops, accompanied by Archbishop Manuel Monteiro de Castro, secretary of the same congregation.

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      . ACTIVITIES OF POPE BENEDICT XVI IN AUGUST
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      VATICAN CITY, 2 SEP 2010 (VIS) - Following is a list of Pope Benedict's activities during the month of August. It includes the Angelus, general and private audiences, other pontifical acts, letters, messages, telegrams and other news. The activities are presented in chronological order under their respective headings.

      ANGELUS

      - 1: The Holy Father recalls the saints days and feast days of early August: St. Alfonso Maria de Liguori and St. John Mary Vianney, and the feasts of the dedication of St. Mary Major Basilica and of the Transfiguration of the Lord. Following the Angelus he expresses his happiness at the fact that the convention on the prohibition of cluster munitions comes into effect today, recalling the many victims who have suffered and continue to suffer because of them.

      - 8: Benedict XVI, commenting on today's Gospel reading, highlights the Lord's call to remain vigilant, alert and full of love for His coming at the end of time. He then goes on to mention a number of saints whose liturgical memory falls in this period and who lived their lives rooted in God: Dominic of Guzman, Clare of Assisi, Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein) and Maximilian Kolbe.

      - 15: On the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Virgin, the Holy Father calls on the Virgin Mary "to accompany us in this earthly life, to help us look up to heaven, and one day to welcome us alongside her Son Jesus".

      - 22: Before praying the Angelus, the Pope speaks about the Virgin Mary, who is venerated today as Queen. To Mary's intercession the Holy Father entrusts "daily prayer for peace, especially where the absurd logic of violence is most prevalent, so that all mankind may become convinced that we must be as brothers in this world, helping one another to build a civilisation of love".

      - 29: In his last Angelus of August, Benedict XVI comments on the parable of the wedding guests, inviting people to imitate Christ as a model of humility and gratitude and, like Him, to take the last lowest place. He then goes on to recall how 1 September marks the Day for the Protection of Creation, an initiative promoted by the Italian Episcopal Conference "which this year highlights how there can be no peace without respect for the environment". He also makes special mention of miners trapped in the San Jose mine in the Chilean region of Atacama.

      WEDNESDAY GENERAL AUDIENCES

      - 4: The Pope travels by helicopter from Castelgandolfo to the Vatican where, in St. Peter's Square, he meets with participants in a pilgrimage of altar servers, addressing them in German. Following the catechesis, he makes an appeal for peoples recently affected by serious natural calamities.

      - 11: At today's general audience, held at the Apostolic Palace of Castelgandolfo, the Pope turns his attention to a number of martyr saints, both from the early centuries of the Church and from more recent times, such as Lawrence, Hippolytus, Teresa Benedicta of the Cross and Maximilian Kolbe. The Holy Father highlights how "God calls us all to sanctity" and he invites people to call on the Lord to enflame their hearts so that, like the saints and martyrs, "we may be capable of loving as He loved us".

      - 18: In his catechesis today the Pope speaks about St. Pius X, who "teaches us that at the root of our apostolic activity, in the various fields in which we work, there must always be an intimate personal union with Christ, a union to be cultivated and nurtured day after day". He also makes an appeal for people affected by the recent flooding in Pakistan which has caused many deaths and left thousands of families homeless.

      - 25: Benedict XVI turns his attention to St. Augustine who, he said, "became a great 'travelling companion' in my own life and ministry". He also invites the faithful to gain a deeper knowledge of the saints, reading their lives and their writings. "Be sure", he explained, "that they will become guides to help you love the Lord with ever greater love, and an important help for your human and Christian development". At the end of the audience, the Pope launches an appeal for an end to violence in Mogadishu, giving assurances of his "closeness to the families of the victims and to everyone who is suffering because of hatred and instability in Somalia".

      LETTERS, MESSAGES AND TELEGRAMS

      - 12: Publication of a Letter, dated 29 June, in which the Holy Father appoints Cardinal Francisco Javier Errazuriz Ossa, archbishop of Santiago de Chile, Chile, as his special envoy to celebrations marking the centenary of the diocese of Catamarca, Argentina, due to take place on 21 August.

      - 18: The Holy Father sends a telegram of condolence to the family of Francesco Cossiga, former president of the Italian Republic, who died on 17 August. He also sends a telegram of condolence, through Cardinal Secretary of State Tarcisio Bertone S.D.B., to Bishop Marcelo Sanchez Sorondo, chancellor of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, for the death on 16 August of Nicola Cabibbo, president emeritus of that academy.

      - 21: Publication of a Letter, dated 27 July, in which the Holy Father appoints Cardinal Giovanni Battista Re, prefect of the Congregation for Bishops, as his special envoy to the fifteenth centenary celebrations of the Marian shrine of Mary of Grace, Our Lady of Mentorella in the Italian diocese of Tivoli, which are due to be held on 29 August.

      - 22: Message of the Holy Father, sent via Cardinal Secretary of State Tarcisio Bertone S.D.B., to Bishop Francesco Lambiasi of Rimini, Italy, for the thirty-first "Meeting for Friendship among Peoples" which is being held in that city from 22 to 28 August on the theme: "That nature which pushes us to desire great things is the heart".

      - 26: Publication of the Holy Father's Message to Sr. Mary Prema, superior general of the Missionaries of Charity, for the centenary of the birth of Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta.

      OTHER NEWS

      - 15: For the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Virgin, the Pope celebrates Mass and pronounces a homily in the parish church of St. Thomas of Villanova in Castelgandolfo.

      - 31: Publication of the words pronounced by the Pope at the Mass which concluded his meeting with a group of his former students (Ratzinger Schulerkreis). The meeting took place at Castelgandolfo from 27 to 30 August.

      AUDIENCES

      - 30: The Holy Father receives in audience Bishop Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity.

      OTHER PONTIFICAL ACTS

      - 2: Appointment of Fr. Joseph William Tobin C.SS.R. as secretary of the Congregation for Institutes of Apostolic Life and Societies of Apostolic Life, at the same time elevating him to the dignity of archbishop.

      - 3: The Holy Father gives his assent to election by the Synod of Bishops of the Greek-Catholic Ukrainian Church of Fr. Venedykt Aleksiychuk as auxiliary of the archieparchy of Lviv of the Ukrainians, Ukraine.

      - 4: Appointment of Fr. Pascal Chang-Soi SS.CC. as coadjutor bishop of the diocese of Taiohae, Marquesas Islands.

      - 7: Appointment of Cardinal Jozef Tomko, prefect emeritus of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples, as special papal envoy to celebrations marking the third centenary of the consecration of the cathedral of Minsk, Belarus, due to be held on 9 October. Appointment of Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, president of the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue, as special papal envoy to celebrations marking the millennium of the abbey of Saint Pierre de Solesmes, France, scheduled for 12 October.

      - 10: Resignation of Bishop Ercole Lupinacci from the pastoral care of the eparchy of Lungro of the Italo-Albanians, Italy, in conformity with canon 210 para. 1 of the Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches. Appointment of Archbishop Salvatore Nunnari of Cosenza-Bisignano, Italy, as apostolic administrator "sede vacante et ad nutum Sanctae Sedis" of the same eparchy.

      - 11: Appointment of Fr. Jan Dacok S.J. as theologian of the Apostolic Penitentiary. Appointment of Msgr. Giovanni Vaccarotto and of Fr. Settimio Maroncelli O.F.M. as prelate auditors of the Tribunal of the Roman Rota.

      - 20: Appointment of Msgr. Dennis Moutel as bishop of Saint-Brieuc, France. He succeeds Bishop Lucien Fruchaud, whose resignation from the pastoral care of the same diocese was accepted, upon having reached the age limit.

      - 21: Appointment of Bishop Antoine Ganye of Dassa-Zoume, Benin, as archbishop of Cotonou, Benin. He succeeds Archbishop Marcel Honorat Leon Agboton, whose resignation from the pastoral care of the same archdiocese was accepted, in accordance with canon 401 para. 2 of the Code of Canon Law.

      - 24: Appointment of Bishop Mario Iceta Gavicagogeascoa, auxiliary of Bilbao, Spain, as bishop of the same diocese.

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      . HOLY SEE-RELATED ACTIVITY IN AUGUST
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      VATICAN CITY, 2 SEP 2010 (VIS) - Following is a chronological presentation of Holy See-related activities for the month of August:

      - 2: The Holy See Press Office releases a communique concerning the coming into effect of the convention on the prohibition of cluster munitions.

      - 3: Publication of a communique concerning the annual meeting of the management board of the "Populorum Progressio" Autonomous Foundation. the meeting was held in the Dominican Republic and Haiti from 20 to 23 July.

      - 7: Declaration by Holy See Press Office Director Fr. Federico Lombardi S.J. confirming that the Pope had made a private visit to certain localities in the Italian region of Abruzzo: the shrine of the "Madonna dei Bisognosi", Carsoli and Rocca di Mezzo.

      - 27: Message for the end of Ramadan sent to Muslims by the president of the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue, on the theme: "Christians and Muslims:
      Together in overcoming violence among followers of different religions".

      - 31: Declaration by Holy See Press Office Director Fr. Federico Lombardi S.J. announcing that the Pope held a series of conversations at Castelgandolfo from 26 to 31 July with the German journalist Peter Seewald. The contents of their talks will be published - in German and Italian - in a book to be released before the end of the year.

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      . HILDEGARD OF BINGEN: EXEMPLARY MINISTRY OF AUTHORITY
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      VATICAN CITY, 1 SEP 2010 (VIS) - The Holy Father held his general audience this morning in the square in front of the Apostolic Place of Castelgandolfo, where he is spending the summer. His catechesis was dedicated to St. Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179), a great seer known as the "Teutonic prophetess".

      Before focusing on the saint the Pope turned his attention John Paul II's 1988 Apostolic Letter "Mulieris dignitatem", which examined "the precious role women have played and continue to play in the life of the Church". The Church, that text states, "gives thanks for all the manifestations of the feminine 'genius' which have appeared in the course of history".

      "During the centuries we customarily call the Middle Ages", said Benedict XVI, "certain female figures also stood out for the sanctity of their lives and the richness of their teachings". One of these was Hildegard of Bingen, born to a noble family who chose to dedicate her to the service of God.

      Having received an appropriate human and Christian formation at the hands of her teacher Jutta of Spanheim, Hildegard entered the Benedictine convent of St. Disibod where she received the veil from Bishop Otto of Bamberg. In 1136 she was elected as mother superior, a role she carried out using "her gifts as a cultured and spiritually elevated woman, capable of dealing with the organisational aspects of life in the cloister", said the Pope.

      Soon afterwards, due to the large number of vocations, Hildegard founded another community, located in Bingen and dedicated to St. Rupert, where she spent the rest of her life. "The manner in which she exercised the ministry of authority remains exemplary for all religious communities", noted the Holy Father. "She aroused saintly emulation in the practice of good works".

      While still superior of the convent of St. Disibod the saint began to dictate her mystical visions to her spiritual advisor, the monk Volmar, and to her own secretary, Richardis of Strade. "As is always the case in the lives of true mystics, Hildegard wished to place herself under the authority of the wise, in order to discern the origin of her visions, which she was afraid could be the fruit of illusions and not from God".

      To this end she spoke with St. Bernard of Clairvaux who calmed her fears and encouraged her. In 1147, moreover, she received the crucial approbation of Pope Eugene III who, in the Synod of Trier, read out one of the texts dictated by Hildegard which had been presented to him by Archbishop Henry of Mainz.

      "The Pope authorised the mystic to write her visions and to speak in public. From that moment Hildegard's spiritual prestige grew to the point that her contemporaries gave her the title of the 'Teutonic prophetess'", said Benedict XVI.

      "The sign of an authentic experience of the Holy Spirit, the source of all charisms", the Pope concluded, "is that the individual possessing supernatural gifts never boasts of them, never shows them off and, above all, demonstrates complete obedience to ecclesiastical authority. All gifts distributed by the Holy Spirit are, in fact, intended for the edification of the Church and it is the Church, through her pastors, who recognises their authenticity".

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      . YOUNG PEOPLE: LIVE AND TRANSMIT THE VALUES OF THE GOSPEL
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      VATICAN CITY, 1 SEP 2010 (VIS) - Among his remarks to pilgrim groups at the end of this morning's general audience in Castelgandolfo, the Pope addressed a special greeting to participants in the Third Latin American Youth Conference, which is soon to be held in the city of Los Teques, Venezuela, on the theme "Let us walk with Jesus to give Life to our peoples".

      Benedict XVI invited young people to fix their "gaze on Jesus Christ, the Son of the living God. With His Grace", he said, "you will find the strength which encourages us to commit ourselves to causes that dignify mankind and make peoples great.

      "Dear young people, may these days of coexistence, prayer and study serve to bring you to a personal encounter with the Lord, and to listen to His Word. You will not be disappointed, because He has designs of love and salvation for everyone. The Pope is with you and reiterates his trust, at the same time asking God to help you so that - being authentic disciples of Jesus Christ - you may live the values of the Gospel, transmit them courageously to those around you and draw inspiration from them to build a more just and reconciled world. It is worthwhile committing to this beautiful mission".

      The Holy Father concluded by calling on the Virgin Mary to accompany the young people on their journey and "to remind them always that there is no greater happiness that being a friend of Christ".


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      . CONGRESS OF ASIAN CATHOLIC LAITY: PROCLAIMING JESUS CHRIST
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      VATICAN CITY, 1 SEP 2010 (VIS) - Made public today was a Message from the Pope for the opening of the Congress of Asian Catholic Laity, which is being held in Seoul, Korea, from 31 August to 5 September on the theme "Proclaiming Jesus Christ in Asia Today".

      In the English-language Message, addressed to Cardinal Stanislaw Rylko, president of the Pontifical Council for the Laity, the Holy Father mentions his "wish to single out with gratitude the outstanding work of the many catechists who bring the riches of the Catholic faith to young and old alike". In this context he highlights the contribution of apostolic and charismatic movements which "bring new life and vigour to the formation of the laity, particularly families and young people".

      "I pray", the Holy Father writes, "that the present congress will highlight the indispensable role of the lay faithful in the Church's mission and develop specific programmes and initiatives to assist them in their task of proclaiming Jesus Christ in Asia today".

      "Those who have found in Jesus the truth, joy and beauty which give meaning and direction to their lives will naturally desire to bring this grace to others. Undaunted by the presence of difficulties, or the enormity of the task at hand, they will trust in the mysterious presence of the Holy Spirit Who is always at work in the hearts of individuals, in their traditions and cultures, mysteriously opening doors to Christ as 'the way, and the truth and the life', and the fulfilment of every human aspiration".


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      . BENEDICT XVI'S PRAYER INTENTIONS FOR SEPTEMBER
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      VATICAN CITY, 1 SEP 2010 (VIS) - Pope Benedict's general prayer intention for September is: "That in less developed parts of the world the proclamation of the Word of God may renew people's hearts, encouraging them to work actively toward authentic social progress".

      His mission intention is: "That by opening our hearts to love we may put an end to the numerous wars and conflicts which continue to bloody our world".


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      . NEW BOOK ON THE SHROUD OF TURIN
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      The Ancient Jewish Shroud At Turin by John N. Lupia


      A critical study on the Shroud of Turin by the editor of Roman Catholic News focusing on it as an archaeological textile.

      This book is the result of forty years of research on the Shroud of Turin and is published by Regina Caeli Press.

      This book is destined to be one of the most exciting books you will ever have read in Shroud literature since it authenticates the Shroud of Turin as a first century Jewish tallit. The tallit design and form is ancient but the only forms known today are the medieval types that emerged around 1000 A.D and later. It was not until the 17th century that anyone could even have connected the tallit with the burial shroud of Jesus. These two facts alone show it could not have been a medieval forgery. The fact that it can be authenticated as a first
      century tallit places a stumbling block of equal magnitude in the path of the 1988 C-14 dating. Both cannot be correct. Plausible explanations are given in the book that explain the dating of the linen as being harvested 1260 to 1390 given by the 1988 C-14 testing showing that several key issues were never considered.

      In this investigation it is shown that the Shroud of Turin is an ancient Jewish tallit type made before A.D. 66. This ancient form of the tallit provides strong evidence that the Shroud of Turin is authentic. It was unknown before the 17th cent. that the tallit was identifiable as the burial shroud of Jesus Christ precluding that it could be a medieval forgery. Lupia also shows scientific evidence that was never considered when the experimental design was made in 1988 to perform the C-14 testing. A discussion of the image of Jesus Christ on the Shroud shows that it was most probably formed by unguent residue from anointing the body at burial. Detailed analysis of the various plant extractions used in ancient unguents and their chemistry is given showing that is consistent with the thin coating found on the Shroud that forms the body image.


      FROM THE BACK COVER

      ANTIQUITIES EXPERT PROVES SHROUD OF TURIN IS AUTHENTIC


      John N. Lupia, a world-renowned antiquities expert, who in October 2002, made the breaking news that the so-called James Ossuary was a fake, now has archaeological evidence that the Shroud of Turin is authentic.; His new forensic research reveals that the Shroud of Turin is an ancient linen tallit garment type worn by Essenes at Qumran before A.D. 66 placing the Shroud in this timeframe and associating Jesus with this movement by implication. This idea of
      the possible association with the Essenes is also made by Benedict XVI, who says, ". . . it appears that not only John the Baptist, but possibly Jesus and his family as well, were close to the Qumran community." Moreover, it calls to mind the words of the late John Paul II : "The mysterious fascination of the Shroud forces questions to be raised about the sacred Linen and the historical life of Jesus."

      The cover photograph shows a model wearing a reproduction of the Shroud of Turin based on its exact dimensions and shows that it is a textile garment. It is worn over an alb.

      In February 2004, the late Dr. Raymond N. Rogers, an internationally celebrated chemist who worked directly on the Shroud of Turin in the 1978 STURP Project confirmed Lupia's conclusions via email correspondence. "I think I understand that you believe that all four corners could have been reinforced and/or replaced. Fascinating. Congratulations," Rogers said.

      In an interview Mr. Lupia explained to reporters, "During the Renaissance period the Shroud was contaminated with carbon soot from the fire of 1532. It was from one of the carbon soot corroded corners that the scientists in 1988 cut the sample to date the Shroud, but mistakenly dated the carbon corrosives instead as well as atmospheric contamination. The C-14 dating predominantly tells us the date circa 1260-1390 of the mixture of carbonated corrosion and ancient linen,
      as well as atmospheric contamination not the actual age of the linen textile of the Shroud."

      Ian Wilson, the celebrated Shroud scholar and historian told reporters "Mr. Lupia has something to say that is new, interesting and most meticulously researched."

      Since 1988 critics have erroneously pointed to the medieval date as evidence the Shroud is a hoax or fraud.


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      . MAMA GILI GUILD

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      Email: <englishspoken@c...> or
      <stjoseph.flavigny@l...>

      <http://www.clairval.com>
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      9. Thomas a Kempis, Imitation of Christ. English Trans. Online

      <http://www.ccel.org/ccel/kempis/imitation.html>

      Thomas a Kempis, De Imitatione Christi. Latin Text Online

      <http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/kempis.html>
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      10. Catechism of the Catholic Church online

      <http://www.usccb.org/catechism/text>
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      . EUCHARISTIC PRAYER IN HONOR OF THE SORROWFUL HEART OF MARY

      When the Eucharistic host is elevated at Mass say:

      "Eternal Father, through the Sorrowful and Immaculate Heart of Mary, I
      offer you the crucified Body of Your dearly beloved Son, Jesus Christ,
      in reparation for all the sins committed against you and for the
      conversion and salvation of the whole world."

      When the Eucharistic chalice is elevated at Mass say:

      "Eternal Father, through the Sorrowful and Immaculate Heart of Mary, I
      offer you the precious Blood of Your dearly beloved Son, Jesus Christ,
      in reparation for all the sins committed against you and for the
      conversion and salvation of the whole world."
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      . DAILY REMINDER
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      "during this important time, as the eve of the new millennium
      approaches unity among all Christians of the various confessions will
      increase until they reach full communion." John Paul II, Tertio
      Millennio Adveniente, 16

      "Keep close to the Mother of God as if you were the child Jesus
      clinging to her robes while walking down a dusty and busy crowded
      street and you will always be safe."
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