Physicist Eric Jumper, then of the Air Force Academy, was the co-founder of the STURP team. Jose Cottino was titled the "Keeper of the Shroud" and held one of the three keys to its reliquary. Adam Otterbein was President of the Holy Shroud Guild that acted as our liason with Turin and King Umberto.
Physicist John Jackson, also from the Air Force Academy, was the co-founder of the STURP team.
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The first of these is to a Press Conference website titled, "10 Paths for the Pilgrimage of Young People to the Shroud." Below is an online English language translation of the page.
For more details, read the article (in Italian) at the above links.
They will be the distinctive program with which the Diocese of Turin, together with other Italian ones, are preparing for the embrace with the Pope in Rome, Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 August and, especially at the XV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, scheduled for October 2018 on the theme "Young people, faith and vocational discernment".
An appointment for which they are still mobilizing all the dioceses of the world.Ken Stevenson, another member from the Air Force Academy, was the Public Affairs Coordinator for the STURP team. Gonella is holding, which is a now rare copy of the original STURP Test Plan that was only issued to each team member and certain Turin officials.It was based on this plan that King Umberto authorized our historic 1978 examination of the Shroud.Our major computer crash in January was immediately followed by the busiest travel and lecture schedule I have had in years.Needless to say, that put me far behind in everything, including updating this site, so your patience is appreciated.You can use an online translation service to translate the page into your native language.