Religion is the foundation of our existence. This theme appears on many philatelic issues that prove the fact that religious issues are very important in various social spheres and philately is not an exception. New Armenian stamp dedicated to the theme "Blessing of The Holy Chrism" is now to the collector's attention on the philatelic market.
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Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin B as well as clergymen, and citizens participated in the official cancellation ceremony. The cancellation ceremony was attended by Deputy Minister of Transport and Communication Gagik Tedevosyan, Director of the administration department of Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin His Grace Bishop Mushegh Babayan, acting CEO of "Haypost" CJSC Haik Avagyan.
The s/sheet dedicated to the theme "Blessing of The Holy Chrism" depicts the cathedral of Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin and the stamp depicts Cauldron of Holy Chrism.
The stamps of the independent Republic of Armenia depict a large number of Armenian churches, khachqars, and items of religious culture. In the recent years the main church of Ketcharis church complex ‒ 1000 years old Saint Grigor Church, as well as Gandzasar monastery, Church of Holy Archangels, Holy Trinity church of Yerevan, Holy Transfiguration Cathedral of Moscow have been presented to the world through the Armenian stamps.