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I wonder if this is starting to tie in with ...Revelation 18

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams calls for new tax on bankers

The Archbishop of Canterbury has thrown his weight behind the St Paul’s Cathedral anti-capitalist protesters as he called for a new tax on banks.

Dr Rowan Williams said that the Church of England had a “proper interest in the ethics of the financial world” and warned that there had been “little visible change in banking practices” following the recession.

He urged David Cameron and George Osborne to drop their opposition to a European-wide tax on financial transactions, which is expected to be formally proposed by France and Germany at the G20 summit of world leaders starting tomorrow.

“The demands of the protesters have been vague. Many people are frustrated beyond measure at what they see as the disastrous effects of global capitalism; but it isn’t easy to say what we should do differently. It is time we tried to be more specific,” Dr Williams said.

The archbishop’s intervention came after the Church and the City of London Corporation agreed to suspend plans to evict protesters who have been camped on the doorstep of St Paul’s for more than two weeks. The issue has caused deep divisions within the Church and led to the resignation of three members of St Paul’s clergy.

The archbishop said he supported the main proposals of a recent report from the Vatican calling for widespread financial reform.

Dr Williams’s article is his latest in a series of interventions in politics.

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‘Too bad, too bad—the great city, clothed with fine linen and purple and scarlet, and richly adorned with gold ornament and precious stone and pearl, 17 because in one hour such great riches have been devastated!’

mmmmm.... its so interesting isnt it? to see these pawns being pulled about by Jehovahs will? we know that these merchants (bankers) are still operating when babylon the great falls so when you see the very thin thread the whole worlds financial system is hanging on by, you know that in a 100m race our chests are already straining the tape at the finishing line! keep going brothers and sisters!

my my thats almost poetic... must go and have a lie down!!!!!

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