Vatican City Issued Stamp on International Year of  Light

vatican stampVatican Post will release a special stamp on 19th February celebrating “International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies”. The United Nations General Assembly 6801 Session proclaimed 2015 as the “International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies”. Light plays a fundamental role in sustaining lite on earth through photosynthesis. The commemorative stamp issued by Vatican City features a detail of a Sistine Chapel fresco by Michelangelo on the creation of the stars, an eternal symbol that comes from and returns to God the Creator. At the beginning of the Bible we read: “Then God said: Let there be light, and there was light. God saw that the light was good. God then separated the light from the darkness. God called the light ‘day’, and the darkness he called ‘night’. Evening carne, and moming followed” (Genesis 1:3-5).

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