The shroud of Turin has been debunked as a hoax by many scientists but, lately, the Catholic Church is recognizing it as though it is a legitimate relic of Christ’s last image imbedded on cloth. In the absence of any material relic, will the shroud be the closest thing to connecting Catholics to Christ? The truth is that most Catholics are deeply connected to Christ. It is the Vatican and its clergy that they find hard to relate with.
Read the comments (boredom alert). No one seems to have noticed. So, I think he has a valid point.