Russ Breault


RUSS BREAULT has been researching and lecturing on The Shroud of Turin for over 30 years. His highly acclaimed presentation known as Shroud Encounter, has been seen by thousands throughout the US and Canada.  He has presented to numerous college and universities including Duke, Johns Hopkins, Penn State, Cal State and many more along with countless churches of all denominations. 

Russ Breault has appeared in several nationally televised documentaries including Mysteries of the Ancient World on CBS.  He was both advisor and a primary expert for the highly acclaimed, Uncovering the Face of Jesus —A two-hour documentary on The History Channel.  He was also a primary expert for EWTN’s documentary, The Holy Winding Sheet. He has been interviewed for Good Morning America and ABC World News Tonight and was a consultant for CNN’s Finding Jesus episode on the Shroud. 

Russ was also an adviser to the Museum of the Bible in Washington DC for the development of a million-dollar interactive exhibit on the Shroud that proved to be the most popular six-month exhibit in the museum’s history. 

He has participated in over a dozen international research symposia since 1981 and three public exhibitions in Turin, Italy in 1998, 2000 and 2010.

He is a long-time member of the Shroud Science Group, an international consortium of scientists and scholars dedicated to further research.

Russ Breault is the president and founder of the Shroud of Turin Education Project Inc., with a simple eleven word mission statement: “To advance the knowledge of the Shroud to a new generation.”