Christmas 2017

Romania – “When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy. After coming into the house they saw the Child with Mary, His mother; and they fell to the ground and worshiped Him. Then, opening their treasures, theyRead More

Christmas 2017

Malta – This year’s Christmas stamp issue features four figurines of the child Jesus found in churches around Malta and Gozo. The photographs are by Mark Micallef Perconte.At Christmas it is customary for households to exhibit figures of Jesus asRead More

Solemn Events

Romania – The Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church at the initiative of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel and in the context of the 1230th anniversary of the 7th Ecumenical Synod of Nicaea (787) which approved the cult of holyRead More

700 Years Church of Simmer

Luxembourg – There are many churches and religious art monuments between Steinfort and Mersch in the Eisch valley. The Romano-Gothic St. Martin Parish Church in Simmern, with its cemetery and crosses partly dating back to the 16th century, both beenRead More

Hungarian Saints and Blesseds V

Hungary – Magyar Posta is continuing the presentation of Hungarian saints and blesseds in 2017. The Hungarian Saints and Blesseds V miniature sheet honours Saint Margaret, Saint Kinga and the Blessed Yolanda. The miniature sheet designed by the graphic artistRead More