Commercial and bureaucratic hindrances collided with an uncontrollable reality: the faith of many players.
The stamp will show the cover of the “Bear Bible”. The petition was first launched in early 2016 and denied, despite the support of many evangelical and secular organisations.
Poland, Lithuania, Namibia and Brazil are some of the countries that have issued special stamps on the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s 95 theses.
A stamp to commemorate Cardinal Cisneros will be issued. Evangelicals had proposed a stamp on the first Spanish Bible translation, but it was denied.
It shows an excerpt of Matthew 27 with annotations made by Martin Luther. It costs 2.60 Euro.
More than 100 evangelical entities had supported the petition.
From the Annunciation to the Nativity. London artist David Holmes illustrated the UK Royal Mail stamps which will be on sale soon.