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Philippines (2015) Pope Francis

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Ralph, a very experienced cover collectors from the Philippines, has sent me this perfect cover. He used the series issued on Jan 8, 2015, which commemorates the visit of His Holiness Pope Francis to the Philippines on January 15-19, 2015. The Philatelic bureau of the Philippines (PHL Post) says to this issue. “The spotlight will not be on the person of the Pope but on the communities devastated by “Haiyan”, the strongest typhoon on record, whose destructive path displaced four million people and flattened a million homes. Pictures of survivors, carrying religious images and clutching their rosaries while fleeing in the height of the typhoon’s devastation, are images of faith that have struck a chord in the common humanity that brings the world together in times of tragedy.”

Thank you very much for this perfect cover and stamps!

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Filed under: Philippines, Pope Francis, Religion

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