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Daily Archives: November 20, 2011
Probably meaning he stands to lose some money. Yup!
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, faces losing most of the £15,000 that he is owed by his publisher.
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has consistently argued that rich nations should forgive the debts of poorer ones. Now, he faces a costly dilemma of his own.
His publisher, Darton, Longman and Todd, is struggling to pay off its debts and is seeking a company voluntary arrangement, which could mean the archbishop being asked to write off 75 per cent of the £15,000 that he is owed.
“If this proposal is not accepted by 75 per cent of creditors who respond, then DLT will be wound up,” warned David Moloney, its editorial director, in a letter. The publisher has brought out several of Dr Williams’s books, including Resurrection, Why Study the Past? and Open to Judgement…
Read on here.
“Among the Israelites, those kings and priests who were actually anointed with oil were either kings or priests. No man could be both king and priest; he had to be one or the other. Only Christ was both king and priest; because he had come to fulfil the law, he alone possessed the twofold perfection of kingship and priesthood.” – St Faustinus (2nd century martyr).