“It really does peel back all the science and mystery and the controversy and addresses the question: Could this be the burial shroud of Jesus? Of course, that’s nothing that we can prove in a definitive fashion, but my position based on the evidence is I think it could be,” he said.
Breault, who lives in Atlanta, has presented the Shroud Encounter all over the United States and Canada.
“As someone once said, if this had been the shroud of Julius Caesar, no one would care. But since this is potentially the shroud of Jesus — probably the central figure of human history — that makes it profoundly significant,” said Breault, president and founder of the Shroud of Turin Education Project Inc., which works to raise awareness of the shroud.
Russ is …
bringing his passion and knowledge of the shroud to Baton Rouge. The Shroud Encounter presentation is set for 6 p.m. Saturday, May 9, at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, 2250 Main St.