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Reactions are pouring in from around the world to the death of Nobel Peace Laureate and former Archbishop of Cape Town Desmond Tutu at the age of 90

JOHANNESBURG – Reactions to the death on Sunday of the Nobel Peace Prize laureate and former Archbishop of Cape Town Desmond Tutu:

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“The death of Archbishop Desmond Tutu (still known as Arch) is news that we receive with deep sadness, but also with deep gratitude as we reflect on his life. … Arch’s love has transformed the lives of politicians and priests, township dwellers and world leaders. The world is different because of this man. – Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby.

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“He was never afraid to call out human rights violators no matter who they were and his legacy should be honored as he continues to work to ensure equality for all.” – The Executive Director of Amnesty International South Africa, Shenilla Mohamed.

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“The loss of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Mpilo Tutu is immeasurable. He was larger than life, and for so many in South Africa and around the world his life has been a blessing. His contributions to the struggles against injustice, locally and globally, are matched only by the depth of his reflection on the construction of liberating futures for human societies. – The Nelson Mandela Foundation.

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