Desmond Tutu

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Church of England’s homophobic cruelty risks making it a laughing stock | Letters
Letters: Jayne Ozanne and Geoff Reid on the church’s decision to bar Mpho Tutu van Furth from conducting her late godfather’s funeral


25, Sep, 2022 @4:47 PM

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Church of England bars Desmond Tutu’s daughter from officiating at funeral
Church says same-sex marriage means Mpho Tutu van Furth cannot preside over godfather’s service

Harriet Sherwood

22, Sep, 2022 @3:38 PM

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The Africa Centre is back. Now will Britain finally embrace all of its cultural heritage? | Jason Okundaye
The famous centre was forced to uproot itself from Covent Garden. Then came Black Lives Matter. Maybe this time it will be treasured, says writer Jason Okundaye

Jason Okundaye

01, Jul, 2022 @9:07 AM

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From a Thatcher nutcracker to a Trump toilet brush: my curious collection of political memorabilia
As a foreign correspondent I used to report on dictators and democrats. Now I collect them

Ian Black

12, Mar, 2022 @11:00 AM

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What is aquamation? The process behind Desmond Tutu’s ‘green cremation’
The anti-apartheid hero requested an eco-friendly cremation, which uses water instead of flames to process the remains

Agence France-Presse

02, Jan, 2022 @1:23 AM

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Desmond Tutu laid to rest at state funeral in Cape Town
Ceremony takes place in cathedral the South African cleric and Nobel laureate turned into centre of struggle against racial injustice

Jason Burke in Cape Town

01, Jan, 2022 @1:29 PM

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Hundreds pay respects to Desmond Tutu ahead of low-key funeral
Mourners queue in Cape Town to see casket of former archbishop, who requested a funeral without lavish expense

Jason Burke Cape Town

31, Dec, 2021 @1:51 PM

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Can white South Africa live up to Ubuntu, the African philosophy Tutu globalised? | Panashe Chigumadzi
In failing to repair relations and right land dispossession, there is yet to be meaningful reconciliation with Black people, says author Panashe Chigumadzi

Panashe Chigumadzi

31, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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When Desmond Tutu stood up for the rights of Palestinians, he could not be ignored | Chris McGreal
After visits to Israel and Palestine, Tutu used his moral authority to speak out and, despite abuse, refused to back down, says Guardian journalist Chris McGreal

Chris McGreal

30, Dec, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Desmond Tutu’s devotion to the planet and to justice for all | Letters
Letters: Readers commemorate the late South African archbishop, and the causes of peace, equality and environmentalism that he championed


28, Dec, 2021 @6:15 PM

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‘We looked up to him’: South Africa begins week of mourning for Desmond Tutu
The beloved anti-apartheid hero will lie in state for two days in Cape Town before a funeral on 1 January

Jason Burke in Cape Town

27, Dec, 2021 @4:48 PM

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Anti-apartheid hero Archbishop Desmond Tutu dies aged 90
The Nobel laureate, often described as South Africa’s moral conscience, died in Cape Town on Boxing Day

Jason Burke in Cape Town

26, Dec, 2021 @5:23 PM

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