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A letter to General Convention regarding Justice in the Holy Land

“Just as we rightly hear the cry of migrants seeking shelter and asylum on the borders of the US, so, too, does our conscience demand we campaign to end the detention of children and political prisoners caught in the 51-year-old vice of occupation. There is no escaping that the investment of financial resources in companies that support the infrastructure of this brutal occupation make the Church complicit in the injustices suffered by Palestinians. We offer our unceasing prayer as you discern what Jesus requires in this and all the sad injustices that face us in these times.”

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Archbishop Tutu: “Love is the best medicine”

The official Twitter page of Archbishop Desmond Tutu carried a message today to many concerned at reports of his re-hospitalization over the weekend.

Prayers for the Nobel Peace Laureate and retired Archbishop of Cape Town continue across the Anglican

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Desmond Tutu back in hospital

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.

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Desmond Tutu honored

Archbishop Desmond Tutu was awarded the Order of the Companions of Honour by Prince Harry during the prince’s tour of Cape Town yesterday.

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu hospitalized in Cape Town

The Telegraph reports that retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu has been hospitalized:

Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu has been admitted to a Cape Town hospital for a persistent infection, his South African foundation said on Tuesday.

The foundation, which is named after 83-year-old Tutu and his wife Leah, quoted their daughter Mpho as saying the family hopes the Nobel Peace Prize laureate will be able to return home in a “day or two.”

Desmond Tutu has been treated for prostate cancer for many years. He […]

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Desmond Tutu & Zak Ebrahim, “The Terrorist’s Son”, speak about their values and peace activism

Speaking in a panel discussion on beliefs at the Skoll World Forum, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and Zak Ebrahim, author of “The Terrorist’s Son” and the son of a convicted terrorist, shared how faith and beliefs have led them to work for peace.

The Huffington Post writes about Tutu and Ebrahim, who have had very different religious experiences. Tutu, still a practicing Christian, explained that his values came from interactions with other people, and seeing how people could show one another […]

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