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Indian Theme on Foreign Stamps:Vatican City

Canonization of Mother Teresa Vatican City has issued this stamp on 4th September 2016.During the Holy Year of Mercy we will celebrate the canonization of Mother Teresa of Calcutta, the Saint of the Poor whom Pope John Paul II wanted … Continue reading

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Philatelic Tribute to Mother Teresa

By: Ganesh Prasad Chowdhary ,Retired Postmaster As a stamp collector, I find, it is most interesting hobby and educative tool for learning about stamps, its issuing countries and their people, their history, science and geography. History of the world can … Continue reading

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Vatican Issued Stamp on Mother Teresa

The Vatican has released a stamp on Mother Teresa on 5th August 2016. The 95-cent stamp features a wrinkled but radiant Mother Teresa smiling in her blue-trimmed, white sari. Overlaid on the design by Patrizio Daniele is another image of … Continue reading

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Iceland Issued Stamps on Famous Sites Skalholt and Holar

Iceland Post issued a set of  stamps depicting popular historical sites of Iceland – Skalholt and Holar. Skalholt is one of the most notable historical sites in Iceland. No less than 44 bishops served at Skalholt, 31 Catholics and 13 Lutherans, until … Continue reading

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Vatican:New Stamps on 1150th Anniversary of the Evangelization of Great Moravia by Saints Cyril and Methodius

This year marks the 1150th anniversary of the evangelization of Great Moravia by Saints Cyril and Methodius. Great Moravia included a large part of Central Europe, going well beyond the borders of current States. The territory experienced a period of … Continue reading

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New Spanish Stamps: Famous Characters Series

Friar Rosendo Salvado y Rotea (Tuy, Pontevedra, 1814, Rome, Italy, 1900) was a Benedictine missionary monk and the first abbot of the diocese of New Norcia in Western Australia. At 15 he joined the Order of St. Benedict where he … Continue reading

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