Talk:Antipope Clement VII

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Old talk has been Archived, and can be found here= Talk:Antipope Clement VII/archive Gavin Scott (talk) 13:39, 23 July 2008 (UTC)

Shroud of Turin[edit]

I had inserted parts of the 1911 Britannica-article in this one. But what I wanted to discuss: this old part was deleted from this Wikipedia-article by an anonymous user in 2011:

In 1389 the Shroud of Turin was denounced as a fraud by Bishop of Troyes Pierre D'Arcis in a letter to Clement VII, mentioning that the image had previously been denounced by his predecessor Henri de Poitiers, who had been concerned that no such image was mentioned in scripture. Despite the pronouncement of Bishop D'Arcis, Clement VII refrained from expressing his opinion on the authenticity of the shroud. He prescribed indulgences for pilgrimages to the shroud, so that veneration continued, though the shroud was not permitted to be styled the "True Shroud." [1]

We might risk violating WP:COAT, but maybe this is noteworthy enough to reinsert. Which specialist wants to take a look? Best regards,Jeff5102 (talk) 08:04, 26 April 2016 (UTC)

  1. ^ Emmanuel Poulle, "Le linceul de Turin victime d'Ulysse Chevalier [The Turin shroud victim of Ulysse Chevalier]", Revue d'Histoire de l'Eglise de France, t. 92, 2006, 343–358. Abstract (in french only).