Reactions to the death of former Archbishop Desmond Tutu
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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:
“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.
“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.
“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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