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Catholic Relics

More Than 1 Million Pilgrims Expected As Shroud Of Turin Goes On Display

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 04.20.2015 | Religion

The Shroud of Turin is back. Believers and skeptics alike have another chance to see the controversial Christian relic, which went on display in Tu...

Relic Of Pope John Paul II Stolen, Recovered

AP | Associated Press | Posted 10.28.2012 | Religion

ROME -- A trio of thieves aboard a train stole a priest's backpack containing a vial of the late Pope John Paul II's blood on Tuesday, but police reco...

800-Year-Old Heart Stolen From Dublin Cathedral

AP | By SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 03.05.2012 | Religion

DUBLIN -- Somewhere in Ireland, a burglar has the heart of a saint. Officials at Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin said Sunday they're distraught and...

WATCH: "Treasures Of Heaven": Medieval Religious Relics At The British Museum

Posted 09.04.2011 | Arts

The British Museum's Treasures of Heaven: Saints, Relics, and Devotion in Medieval Europe exhibition is an extraordinary collection of religious objec...

Would You Pay To See John The Baptist's Tooth?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Daniel Burke Religion News Service BALTIMORE (RNS) Martina Bagnoli admits that the exhibit she helps curate here at The Walters Art Museum may gro...

Relishing Relics: Will John Paul Go To Pieces?

Bill Briggs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Bill Briggs

As the appetite among the faithful surges for papal relics, will the Vatican truly keep a lid on John Paul's body?