|Vatican City VA _PHIL_0007
Habemus Papam. The Election of Pope John Paul II
Pictorial Cancellation on Special cover.
|Habemus papam is the announcement traditionally given by the Protodeacon of the College of Cardinals or by the senior cardinal deacon participating in the papal conclave, in Latin, upon the election of a new pope of the Catholic Church
Circular Cancellation – Citta del Vaticano.
Stamps – Sc. 562. Christ. St. Peter’s Basilica
|Circular Cancellation – Citta del Vaticano, Vatican City, 4.10.78