Catholicism.org was one of the first news sites to publicize the story of the miraculous Veil of Manoppello and the book by Paul Badde about the icon. Dr. Maike Hickson, who is German, read the article by journalist Paul Badde in Die Welt and wrote an article on it for our November/December 2007 issue of the Mancipia (see page 8). Badde is the Vatican correspondent for this magazine. He is convinced that it is the original Veronica’s Veil. You can read more about this here.
CNA: Paul Badde on Pope Benedict XVI: Pope Benedict’s resignation during Lent is no coincidence according to a Vatican expert who thinks the timing was tied to the Church’s liturgical calendar. Read more here.