The Pilgrim's Journey

Pope Francis contemplates Shroud of Turin, calls it ‘icon of love’

Richard SontagLast Updated: July 1st, 2015Pope Francis

(CNS) It took place in silence and lasted only a few minutes, but Pope Francis’ time of prayer and contemplation before the Shroud of Turin was marked with gestures of reverence and tenderness. Revered by many as the burial cloth of Jesus, the shroud was the second stop on the pope’s packed itinerary for his … Read More