16 October 2010

New Stamps on Mother Teresa



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Date of Issue  - 13 September 2010

The Philatelic Bureau of Papua New Guinea  issued three stamp sets commemorating the three world famous personalities Mother Teresa, John Paul II  and  Pope Benedict XVI.   John Paul II and gave Mother Teresa the title. Blessed Teresa of Calcutta. Mother Teresa won a Nobel Peace Prize in 1979 and in 1980 India's highest civilian honor the Bharat Ratna for her humanitarian work.

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Pope John Paul served 26 years as the pope until his death April 2nd in 2005. He was acclaimed as one of the most influential leaders of the twentieth century; he significantly improved the Catholic Church's relations with Judaism, Islam, the Anglican Communion, and the Eastern Orthodox Church.

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Pope Benedict XVI is the 265th and current at the head of the Catholic Church. On April 19th 2005 he was elected to become pope and celebrated his Papal Inauguration Mass on April 24th 2005. He succeeded John Paul II. Pope Benedict is from Utrecht and is the ninth German pope.

1 comment:

Jay said...

would you like to exchange stamps for postcards. I need mother taresa stamps what is your price in rupee please email

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