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ARCHBISHOP TUTU’S 40 YEARS OF EPISCOPAL MINISTRY TO BE CELEBRATED IN JOHANNESBURG ON SUNDAY

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu’s four decades of episcopal ministry will be celebrated at a special thanksgiving service at St Mary’s Cathedral in Johannesburg this Sunday (10 July). Archbishop Tutu served as Dean of St Mary’s prior to being appointed Bishop of Lesotho 40 years ago. The service on Sunday begins promptly at 9am. The sermon

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YOUTH HEALTH FESTIVAL

The Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation hosted a Youth Health Festival in collaboration with Artscape in Cape Town on Youth Day (16 June 2016). The festival will focused on choices and consequences related to sexual practices and health, and seek to raise awareness about the importance of treatment adherence. The vast majority of the

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Rev Canon Mpho Tutu van Furth 19th Annual Hawke Lecture at University of Southern Australia

The TV screens are full of Florida. How dare you talk forgiveness now? The blood has barely dried on the stories of our lives Our names are sobs and sighs Snatched out of the mouths of those who once spoke our names with love and pride How can you talk forgiveness now? And who will

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GANDHI | KING | IKEDA COMMUNITY BUILDERS PRIZE

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu was presented with the Citation portion of the Gandhi-King-Ikeda Community Builders Prize that was originally awarded to him on January 26, 2006 at Morehouse College. Dean Carter presented the citation.   GANDHI | KING | IKEDA COMMUNITY BUILDERS PRIZE Be it Known To All Who Look Upon This Script That The

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YOUTH HEALTH FESTIVAL AT ARTSCAPE

MEDIA INVITATION… YOUTH HEALTH FESTIVAL AT ARTSCAPE 9am on 16 June 2016 The Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation presents a Youth Health Festival in collaboration with Artscape in Cape Town on Youth Day (16 June 2016). The festival will focus on choices and consequences related to sexual practices and health, and seek to raise awareness

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ARCHBISHOP TUTU: ON TOETIE, RUGBY AND THE NATIONAL PSYCHE

In South Africa, rugby is not just a game. In the past, the national team symbolised white power in our land. Although President Mandela went out of his way to embrace this symbolism and set the team on a new united course, the look and feel of the team has remained a fractious and divisive

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ARCHBISHOP EMERITUS DESMOND TUTU BACKS NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN

I wish to associate myself with our Minister of Health Dr Aaron Motsoaledi’s advocacy for a national health system that cares for all South Africans, regardless of their wealth. Access to health care is a basic human right; denying people access to health care is to deny their humanity. The fact that less than 20%

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HONORARY SENIOR FELLOWSHIP AWARD

Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his daughter the Rev. Canon Mpho Tutu van Furth were presented with Honorary Fellowships from Regent’s University London in recognition of their outstanding contributions to human rights. The event, hosted by Professor Simon Jarvis, Deputy Vice Chancellor, took place at the One&Only Cape Town in Cape Town, South Africa, on Tuesday

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WORLD BEYOND WAR

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu announcing September 2016 event to abolish war.

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WOMEN LEADERS TALK GENDER EQUITY | SKOLL WORLD FORUM 2016

This Skoll World Forum 2016 session featured women in leadership. Panelists, from Left to Right, were: Former President of Ireland Mary Robinson; Sisters Capital CEO Halla Tomasdottir; Founding President of the Voice of Libyan Women Alaa Murabit; and the Rev. Mpho Tutu. The moderator was Pat Mitchell. Some highlights from the conversation: “We may not

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