Trivia about Pope John Paul II
The Filipino people are very much enthusiastic about featuring Pope John Paul II on stamps in commemoration of his first death anniversary on April 2, 2006. Therefore, the management decided to come up with a project to utilize the stamps stocked at the Main Vault which include the souvenir sheets of Pope John Paul ll’s Pastoral Visit in 1981.
The death of Pope John Paul II shall intensify the faith of Filipinos and his memory shall remain in our life. With the issuance of the overprinted souvenir sheet for his first death anniversary, we can again spread his goodwill and holiness