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Tributes paid at funeral as South Africa bids farewell to Desmond Tutu
Archbishop Tutu died on St Stephen’s Day at the age of 90.
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Desmond Tutu's body lies in state for second day in South Africa
The globally revered anti-apartheid icon died peacefully aged 90 on Sunday.
South Africa bids goodbye to much-loved Desmond Tutu
Tutu died in Cape Town on Sunday at age 90 from cancer.
South Africa begins week of mourning following the death of Desmond Tutu
The anti-apartheid activist passed away yesterday at the age of 90.
‘A man of words and action’: Tributes paid to Desmond Tutu following death
President Michael D Higgins said Desmond Tutu was “a man of profound wisdom”.
Desmond Tutu, revered anti-apartheid figure and South African archbishop, dies aged 90
The Nobel Prize winner, often described as the moral conscience of South Africa, died today in Cape Town.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu quits as Oxfam ambassador in wake of sex scandal
A statement said he was “deeply disappointed by allegations of immorality”.
Tutu calls on Norwegians to forgive mass murderer Breivik
The retired Archbishop said that not forgiving Anders Behring Breivik could be “corrosive”.
Desmond Tutu says he will attend Mandela funeral after all
The peace icon had said he had not been invited to his old friend’s burial – but now says he will be going after all.
Archbishop Tutu's house was burgled during the Mandela service
The South African peace icon used his speech at yesterday’s service to call on his countrymen to follow Mandela’s example.
A world mourns: Memories of Mandela grace the front pages
“We thank God for you, Madiba. May you rest in peace and rise in glory.” – Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Blair and Bush should face trial over Iraq war: Tutu
Tutu said the invasion of Iraq left the world more destabilised and divided than any other conflict in history and had “hardened hearts and minds of members of the human family across the world”.
Mary Robinson tells UN: push for war crimes investigation in Sri Lanka
The former president said today that possible crimes against humanity cannot simply be ignored.
Column: Cardinal Rules - On playing the blame game at Davos
This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland brings us all the gossip from behind the scenes at the World Economic Forum where he was on the “non-tokenistic spiritual sub-committee”.