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Desmond Tutu back in hospital

Desmond Tutu back in hospital

from the Associated Press

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African anti-apartheid campaigner Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has admitted himself to a Cape Town hospital for treatment of a recurring infection, according to his family foundation.

The 84-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner is expected to remain in the hospital for a week or two, said the statement issued by the foundation late Wednesday.

Tutu underwent similar treatment last year, when he was hospitalized several times.

Updated information will be released when it is available, said the archbishop’s daughter, Thandeka Tutu-Gxashe.

Tutu became the first black archbishop of Cape Town where he was an outspoken opponent of South Africa’s apartheid regime, which enforced a harsh system of racial discrimination. Tutu was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984.

 

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Reese Rickards

As I read this and similar reports in other media I was overwhelmed with the conviction Desmond Tutu is a gift to Planet Earth from God.

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cydney

Long distance healing prayers coming from
Memphis, TN.
We need this beautiful Godly man on earth.

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Gregory Orloff

God, heal your bishop Desmond,
a source of insight and inspiration for so many:
mend his body and lift his spirits.

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