Royal Mail Christmas stamps' artist is Mormon who sparked a religious ...

Royal Mail Christmas stamps' artist is Mormon who sparked a religious ...
Royal Mail Christmas stamps' artist is Mormon who sparked a religious ...
Mormon from Argentina, 85, who sparked a religious controversy is the artist behind this year's set of Royal Mail Christmas stamps Telling Nativity story in distinctive way, the six designs are based on artwork by Cubist artist Jorge Cocco Raised Catholic, he joined the Mormon Church with his wife Myriam Verbauwen in 1962 Last year, America's Oregon Catholic Press magazine was forced to apologise after using one of Cocco's images on its cover  The image showed Mormon figure of Moroni, rather than a general image of an angel as publishers believed

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The artist behind this year's Royal Mail Christmas stamps is an 85-year-old Argentinian Mormon who previously sparked a religious controversy.

Telling the Nativity story in a distinctive way, the six designs are based on artwork by Cubist artist Jorge Cocco.

Raised Catholic, he joined the Mormon Church with his wife Myriam Verbauwen in 1962.

Mormons consider themselves Christians but also believe that the United States is the promised land and that Adam and Eve lived in Missouri after being banished from the Garden of Eden.

The artist behind this year's Royal Mail Christmas stamps is an 85-year-old Argentinian Mormon who previously sparked a religious controversy

Telling the Nativity story in a distinctive way, the six designs are based on artwork by Cubist artist Jorge Cocco

The artist behind this year's Royal Mail Christmas stamps is an 85-year-old Argentinian Mormon who previously sparked a religious controversy. Telling

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