Holy Grail Archive

Otto Rahn: author, poet, Grail seeker, SS officer

Feature Articles –   Otto Rahn: author, poet, Grail seeker, SS officer The German author Otto Rahn wrote a series of books on the Grail, which he believed was physically real, and not merely the figment of medieval authors’ imagination. His quest took him to the South of France, where his excavations have since fuelled speculation that he and the Nazi regime of his time “might” …

The Veil of Manoppello

Feature Articles –   The Veil of Manoppello In the Italian town of Manoppello rests one of the most enigmatic Christian relics: the Veil of Veronica, where an image of Christ has been created on the finest and costliest material, mussel silk. No-one knows how the relic or the image came into existence. by Philip Coppens In the tiny hilltop town of Manoppello, just over two …