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The Chinon parchment – a papal exoneration of the Knights Templar?

Why the Chinon Parchment found in the secret Vatican archives does not exonerate the Knights Templar from the charge of heresy

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Ten accusations made against the Knights Templar

In 1307, the Knights Templar were rounded up, imprisoned and tortured under secret orders issued by the King of France. The trials of top Templars would last for years and lead to many being burnt at the stake including the…

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Good Friday – explained in a procession in Portugal

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Via Dolorosa – what happened before the Crucifixion

Having had his face wiped by Veronica, Jesus then met the faithful women of Jerusalem and fell once more before being taken to the place where he was to be crucified. These last stages are marked on the Via Dolorosa…

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Via Dolorosa – exclusive images from my visit last week

While in Jerusalem last week, I obviously had to walk the Via Dolorosa – the path which Jesus trod on the way to his crucifixion. The actual path is marked by nine stations of the cross with the rest inside…

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Templar use of the Cross symbol

The reason why the pope allowed the Knights Templar to put a red cross on their white mantles

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