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     ... to the web site of the Vatican Philatelic Society, promoting the collection and study of the stamps, covers, and postal history of the Vatican City State and its predecessor, the Pontifical (Roman) State.
     We have members in the U.S. and around the world. They range from beginners to specialists, and their interests encompass every possible branch of Vatican philately: stamps, first and last day covers, postal history, aerophilately, maximum cards, and much more.
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2019 Papal Travels

Recently we posted the UFN announcement for a new stamp issued for the Pope's 2019 trip to Romania (see brouchure). The Houston Chronicle reported some events of the trip in an Associated Press article (see newspaper clipping). Wikipedia has a nice article on the on the Sumuleu Ciuc Shrine in Romania.

Publication Mailing

The 382th issue of Vatican Notes was mailed to VPS members in early December. This issue includes a great article entitled A 'Philatelic Face' for Jesus. (read article)

On-Line Vatican Notes

The VPS publication Vatican Notes is on-line with issues starting from the 1950's. New issues are published quarterly.

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