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Acheiropoieta

Drawing of the Virgin of GuadalupeAcheiropoieta: (singular form is acheiropoieton) is a Greek word for images or icons not made by human hand. In other words, these images were reportedly miraculous or divinely created. In this context, the Shroud of Turin is considered by many to be an acheiropoieton. But that is not commonly accepted by many people who nonetheless think the Shroud is genuine. This is a common error on the part of many journalists.

Some of the most famous acheiropoieta include:

 

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