Madonna and Child – heartfelt stamp issue by Canadian Post

October 25th, 2014

Canadian Post, according to info got by, dedicates its new issue to Virgin Mary and the Child Jesus. The stamp is to be released on the 23d of November.

The Madonna and Child or The Virgin and Child is often the name of a work of art which shows the Virgin Mary and the Child Jesus. The word Madonna means "My Lady" in Italian. Artworks of the Christ Child and his mother Mary are part of the Roman Catholic tradition in many parts of the world including Italy, Spain, Portugal, France, South America and the Philippines.

Paintings known as icons are also an important tradition of the Orthodox Church and often show the Mary and the Christ Child. They are found particularly in Eastern Europe, Russia, Egypt, the Middle East and India.

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