- The Lichfield Mercury News has an article announcing Clifton Powers has written a book about decoding the letters inscribed at the Shepherds at Arcadia monument at Shugborough Hall. “Mr Power's book, Arcadia: The Solution to the Templar Code, claims an acronymic code where each letter stands for a Latin word”; which has nothing to do with Grail mysteries. Of other note relating to this story, Bletchley Park held a contest in 2004 to solve this puzzle. At the time
promised further information on their findings, which has never come. As a matter of fact, I can find no reference to the project on Bletchley’s web site. I’ll report more on this aspect of this story when some of my feelers come back in. Bletchley Park
- Zenit New Agency reported that when Benedict XVI is in
on Saturday (yesterday), he will venerate the Valencia Chalice. This chalice is kept in the cathedral of Valencia and is yet another contender for being the cup used at the Last Supper. As of this posting, I have not been able to find confirmation that this veneration by the Pope happened. Valencia
- There’s been a lot of talk of a relic that was found in
some 45 years ago. Originally, researchers thought that the mystery relic was part of a cross brought to the area by Spanish Explorers. Now the consensus seems to be that it is a sheath to a Masonic sword. Confused? So am I. Here are the articles that are relevant to this topic. Colorado
- Michael Baignet was a guest on Dreamlands Saturday night. (Just hit the "Listen Now" link in the upper right hand corner of the page.) According to the site," Fresh from his epic legal battle with Dan Brown, author Michael Baigent (Holy Blood, Holy Grail ; The Temple and the Lodge ; and Dead Sea Scrolls Deception) tells the story of his new book The Jesus Papers : Exposing the Greatest Cover-Up in History , the outcome of years of research into the many secret archives that he gained access to as a result of writing Holy Blood, Holy Grail.