Karol Wojtyla – Pope John Paul II – Diplomatic Passport As Cardinal

Karol Wojtyla – Pope John Paul II – Diplomatic Passport As Cardinal

Karol Wojtyla – Pope John Paul II – Diplomatic Passport As Cardinal. Over the years I got many interesting emails, questions and offers from readers but this email was truly something extraordinary. This “somebody” was always very anonymous and he…

Pope Pius IX Passport – Issued At The Vatican 1847

Pope Pius IX Passport – Issued At The Vatican 1847

Pope Pius IX Passport – Issued At The Vatican 1847 What is quite interesting here is that a passport form was used of Pope Gregor XVI who past away just month before. His name was simply over labeled with his…

Diplomacy, Vatican and WW II  – The Clouds of War gathered

Diplomacy, Vatican and WW II – The Clouds of War gathered

Diplomacy, Vatican and WW II – The Clouds of War gathered The Knights of Columbus found themselves fighting to stay in Italy as Mussolini attempted to take over activities and organizations for Catholic youth, including the Knights’ playgrounds. Not only…

Diplomatic Passport France 1880

Diplomatic Passport France 1880

Diplomatic Passport France 1880 Issued to M. Georges Firmin-Didot, Attaché of the French Republic sent to his post at the Holy See (Vatican), released in Paris, 20. July 1880, stamp, signed by the chief of staff of the foreign affairs…