Vatican City 2015 Commemoration of Armenian Saints

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date : 2nd September 2015
  • two values in a sheetlet of four stamps
  • Designed by :
  • Printed by : Printex Ltd, Malta
  • Print process : offset lithography
  • Perforations : 13.7 x 13.6
  • stamp format stamp format width 30½mm x height 41mm
  • sheetlet format height 102mm x width 116mm

Centenary of the Death of Ignatius Miloyan, 1869-1916, and Proclamation of Saint Gregory of Narek as a Doctor of the Church (2015)

Sheetlet, two se-tenant pairs of

1.00€ x 2 ~ Saint Gregory of Narek, poet, writer, theologist, a monk in the monasteries of Narek, Armenia
1.00€ x 2 ~ portrait, after photograph, of the Blessed Ignatius Maloyan, 1869-1915, Armenian Catholic Archbishop of Mardin, Anatolia (consecrated 1911 in Rome)
sheetlet border: stone monument in Armenia

se-tenant pair

1.00€ x 2

se-tenant pair




Maloyan and 100 of his priests and many followers were executed on June 10-11, 1915, Maloyan in person by the Mardin Police Chief. Narek was proclaimed a Doctor of the Universal Church by Pope Francis in April 2015, during a ceremony in remembrance of the 1915 Armenian massacres