Theguardian.com reports: "More than 1 million people – from as far afield as Argentina and Beijing – are expected to head for Turin in the coming weeks for their chance to catch a glimpse..." The Shroud "went on display on Sunday for the first time in five years. For true believers, the opportunity to shuffle past the holy shroud, a 14ft sheet said to be the burial cloth in which the crucified body of Christ was lain, is a rare opportunity. The cloth, which is usually kept in a sealed container in a dark chapel next to the Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, has been put on display five times since 1933, but was only shown a few times every century before then. Now, for the first time since 2010, when it was displayed to draw tourists to the city of Turin," people "have yet another chance to see the cloth..."
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