Vatican stamps mark Benedict XVI’s birthday and Fatima apparitions

The Philatelic and Numismatic Office said the stamp sheet celebrating Benedict’s birthday is an ‘affectionate tribute’ The Vatican stamp and coin office has big plans for early May: the release of stamps marking retired Benedict XVI’s 90th birthday and important events in the life of the Church spanning almost 2,000 years. The Philatelic and Numismatic… Continue reading Vatican stamps mark Benedict XVI’s birthday and Fatima apparitions

Vatican Releases her New Christmas Stamp

The Vatican has revealed her Christmas Stamp which showcases a 15th century manuscript illumination of the Holy Family. The Image originated from Codices Urbinates Latini 239 (1477-1478) from the Vatican Library, of an unknown artist. In November 19th the stamp was placed on sale in two denominations of 80 euro cents and 95 euro cents in sheets of… Continue reading Vatican Releases her New Christmas Stamp