Easter 2018

Croatia – hristmas and Easter are associated with light. The God is born as a “young sun“ on Christmas collecting within Himself the ancient signs and meanings of earth renewal. He arrives from the light of high spheres to becomeRead More

Holy Easter 2018

Romania – On the Eve of the most important event of Christianity, Romfilatelia introduces into circulation the postage stamp issue The Holy Easter 2018, which commemorates the turning points from the life of Jesus Christ – the Entrance to Jerusalem, the Crucifixion andRead More

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

500 Years Bern Cathedral Vaulted Ceiling

Switzerland – The cornerstone for the decades-long construction of Bern cathedral was laid in 1421. Completion of the vaulted ceiling in 1517 still marks an impressive milestone to the current day. The year 1517 is mentioned in an inscrip- tion atRead More

Me?ugorje 2017

Bosnia and Herzegovina – The mystic apparitions of the Holy Virgin Mary, that is deeply immersed in God’s salvation plan, is a special message to Catholic believers and the Church. Croatian Post Mostar’s stamp issue „Me?ugorje 2017” is dedi- catedRead More

Reformation 500 Years

Estonia – The five hundredth anniversary of the Reformation is celebrated all over the world. The Community of Protestant Churches in Europe (CPCE) has officially given the title of reformation city both to Tallinn and Tartu. In 1517 the monkRead More