Source: Agenzia Fides – MIL OSI
Headline: ASIA/IRAQ – Eight Iraqi churches on National Postal Service postage stamps
Baghdad – The Iraqi Postal Service has issued, for the first time, a series of stamps dedicated to celebrating the Country’s churches. The series includes eight stamps, depicting historic churches of Iraq, located in various regions of the national territory and belonging to communities of different Christian denominations. The multicolored representations of the different churches are the work of Iraqi artist Saad Ghazi. The administration of the Iraqi Postal Service had a first set of 4,000 copies of the entire philatelic series printed and distributed in post offices.