Desmond Tutu

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April 3, 2013

[Templeton Prize -- Press Release] Desmond Tutu, the former Anglican archbishop of Cape Town, has been awarded the 2013 Templeton Prize for his life-long work in advancing spiritual principles such as love and forgiveness which has helped to liberate people around the world.

Tutu rose to...

January 26, 2012

[U.N. News Service] The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) Jan. 26 is honoring Nobel Peace Prize laureate and activist Desmond Tutu, archbishop emeritus of Cape Town, South Africa, for his efforts in the battle against hunger and his advocacy on behalf of the world’s most vulnerable people...

December 16, 2011

[Occupy Wall Street] Sisters and Brothers, I greet you in the Name of Our Lord and in the bonds of common friendship and struggle from my homeland of South Africa. I know of your own challenges and of this appeal to Trinity Church for the shelter of a new home and I am with you! May God bless...

November 23, 2011

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has urged South Africans to join world faith leaders, political leaders and pop stars at an "extraordinary" mass rally on Nov. 27 at the King's Park Stadium in Durban.

The archbishop is to host the "We Have Faith – Act Now for Climate Justice" rally and...

August 20, 2010

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Roman Catholic Cardinal Wilfrid Napier are among hundreds of high-profile South Africans calling on their compatriots to oppose a proposed media law that critics say resembles apartheid legislation.

In an unscripted speech on Aug. 18...

July 19, 2010

The end of the Cold War led to the false hope that all humans would be treated equally, says Archbishop Desmond Tutu. But the world's inability to avoid crises such as the recent recession, climate change and volcanic ash illustrates the risk of not working together, the Nobel Peace Prize...

May 19, 2010

Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town Desmond Tutu will deliver a special address on Thursday, May 20 at 1 p.m. CST to the four city bid teams for the 2014 Parliament of the World's Religions, welcoming them to the bid process and emphasizing the impact that hosting the parliament can have on their...

February 24, 2010

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu and a group of nine other former heads and members of national truth commissions, have urged Bethuel Kiplagat to resign as the head of Kenya's Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission.

Tutu, the former Anglican archbishop of Cape...

November 30, 2009

The Church of England is inviting all to take five minutes to change the world this Advent by following the "tread gently" challenges and video stories behind each door on an online calendar launched with a special message from Archbishop Desmond Tutu. The Advent calendar is available at www....

October 20, 2009

South African President Jacob Zuma at the weekend met with several church leaders and showed that he wishes to patch up matters with his one-time fierce critic Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

Before South Africa held national elections in April, Tutu said he could not...

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