Naysayers will never believe it. The secular world treats it as little more than a forgery. Some Orthodox consider it a trifle. I don’t. Whether the Shroud of Turin is authentic or not has no bearing on my faith, but if it truly shows the face of Christ, then it is something the our Roman Catholic (and all Christian) friends have every right to venerate if they so choose.
Before It’s News has more on the Italian study of the shroud here.
I normally enjoy writing apologias and testimonies as to why I converted, but David Withun of Pious Fabrications does a superior job of explaining Orthodoxy and our general position in his post.
The only difference I would add to this is that I was born Roman Catholic and raised Protestant (Lutheran and Baptist), and I see individuals as fellow Christians. I converted because I saw the fullness of the Christian faith in Orthodoxy, something I found lacking in the others. That being said, common ground should always be hunted for.