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Gibraltar Diocese Centenary - Miniature Sheet

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  • 16.11.2010
  • Stephen Perera
  • BDT Security Printers
  • 4 Colours
  • 114x80mm
  • £2
About Gibraltar Diocese Centenary

10 November 1910: Pope St. Pius X promulgated the decree establishing the new Diocese of Gibraltar. He also appointed Rev. Gregory Thompson a Benedictine monk from St. Augustine’s Monastery, Ramsgate, England, which was affiliated to the Monte Cassino branch of the Order. Unfortunately, a mixture of settling difficulties and Spanish language problems caused the Bishop to resign, returning to his monastery in 1927.

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