Monday, June 6, 2011

Vatican Stamp Collection One of the World's Best

Josephite Father Edward J. Mullowney was just a young lad when in 1929 the Vatican became a sovereign city state through the Lateran Treaty made between Pope Piux XI and Italy’s Fascist prime minister, Benito Mussolini.

His father, an avid U.S. stamp collector, encouraged his young son to begin collecting stamps from the Vatican.

“My father said, ‘it’s a new country, and you can . . .

Full story at: The Catholic Review


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