Shroud of Turin Goes on Rare Display Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

ROME—The Shroud of Turin, which devotees believe to be the burial cloth of Jesus Christ, will go on a rare display the day before Easter as part of the Catholic Church’s observance of Holy Week amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Archbishop Cesare Nosiglia of Turin said Saturday that he would pray before the shroud in the city’s cathedral on Holy Saturday and that the event would be televised and live-streamed on the internet.


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