2021 The Visits of the Pontiffs of the Roman Catholic Church to Armenia - Pilgrimage to the first Christian Nation - Miniature Sheet

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  • 27.10.2021
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About The Visits of the Pontiffs of the Roman Catholic Church to Armenia - Pilgrimage to the first Christian Nation

On October 27th, 2021, a souvenir sheet with two postage stamps dedicated to the theme “The Visits of the Pontiffs of the Roman Catholic Church to Armenia. Pilgrimage to the first Christian nation” has been put into circulation.

The postage stamp of the souvenir sheet with the nominal value of 940 AMD depicts H.H. Karekin II Catholicos of All Armenians and Pope John Paul II who visited Armenia in 2001 and the postage stamp of the souvenir sheet with the nominal value of 950 AMD depicts H.H. Karekin II Catholicos of All Armenians and Pope Francis who visited Armenia in 2016.

The upper and lower parts of the souvenir sheet depict the inscriptions “PILGRIMAGE TO THE FIRST CHRISTIAN NATION” and “The Visits of the Pontiffs of the Roman Catholic Church to Armenia” in Armenian and English languages.

The background of the souvenir sheet depicts Khor Virap Monastery and Mount Ararat.