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    King Charles has been given fragments of the True Cross. But are they real?


    A new Cross of Wales incorporates a relic of the True Cross, a personal gift of Pope Francis to the King to mark the upcoming coronation. The relic is made up of two small wooden shards said to be taken from the cross on which Jesus was crucified. But is there any evidence to suggest these fragments are genuine? Chris Sinkinson investigates