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In commemoration of that historic event, we will be celebrating the anniversary year with some special materials in each of our regular updates and culminating with a Special STURP Update on October 8, 2018, 40 years to the day that we began our examination of the Shroud in 1978.
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.
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.