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Vatican stamps mark Pope Benedict’s birthday, Fatima apparitions

Vatican City has issued a stamp sheet on 16th April 2017 on the occasion of Birth day of  Pope Benedict.Designed by the artist Daniela Longo, the sheet features a drawing of Pope Francis and Pope Benedict embracing, while the actual … Continue reading

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Vatican Issued Stamp on Pope

The Vatican has released stamps of the Pope in panes of four.A Spanish Raul Berzosa artist was commissioned to paint the picture of the Pope which was presented to the Pope ahead of his birthday.Born into a family of Italian … Continue reading

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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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New Stamps from Vatican City

50 Years of Aerogram The aerogramme celebrates the 50th Anniversary this year of the Italian Philatelic Press Union (Unione Stampa Filatelica Italiana – USFI), the association of professional journalists, writers and publishers committed to promoting interest in stamp collecting and … 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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New Christmas 2015 Stamps:Vatican

This year’s Vatican Christmas stamps feature a 15th-century manuscript illumination of the Holy Family.Flanked by a lowing ox and a donkey, Mary and Joseph pray over baby Jesus as angels sing above and poor shepherds approach.The image, painted by an … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Vatican City

70th Anniversary of the End of World War II This year marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II and the founding of the United Nations (1945-2015). The largest conflict in human history embroiled most nations around … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Vatican City

World of the Family Meeting Vatican City’s postal service has released stamp commemorating the World of the Family Meeting in Philadelphia,  Cindy Wooten of the Catholic News Service reports from Rome. The 2.30 Euro ($2.50) stamp shows families from different … Continue reading

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What are Europa Stamps

Europa stamps are special stamps issued by European postal administrations/ enterprises under the aegis of PostEurop in which Europe is the central theme.EUROPA stamps underlines cooperation in the posts domain, taking into account promotion of philately. They also build awareness of … Continue reading

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