Archbishop Desmond Tutu announced today that he will retire from public life later this year.
We wish him blessings and peace and hearty gratitude for all he has done and for his wonderful presence on the side of justice, peace, and reconciliation for many decades!
Desmond Tutu to retire from public life
From Episcopal News Service
Human rights activist and Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town Desmond Tutu announced July 22 that he will retire from public life later in the year.
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"Time has now come to slow down, sip Rooibos tea with my wife in the afternoon, watch cricket, and travel to visit children and grandchildren rather than to conferences and conventions and university campuses," Tutu told a July 22 media briefing at St. George's Cathedral in Cape Town.