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Desmond Tutu

Desmond Mpilo Tutu is a former cleric who gained fame during the 1980s as an opponent of apartheid in his native country of South Africa.
Desmond Mpilo Tutu is a former cleric who gained fame during the 1980s as an opponent of apartheid in his native country of South Africa. « Show less

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  • Judge named to lead Gaza inquiry is known for fairness

    Reporting from Johannesburg, South Africa, and Jerusalem -- Richard Goldstone, a quiet, self-effacing jurist from South Africa, agonized for days over the job offer: Unravel the accusations and counter-accusations of war crimes related to Israel's...
  • In Theory: An interview with Desmond Tutu

    Anglican Archbishop emeritus Desmond Tutu has announced that, after his 79th birthday in October, he is to resign from nearly all of his official commitments and withdraw from public life, the United Kingdom's Guardian newspaper reported last week. He...
  • Watching grace transform lives

    Watching grace transform lives
    Rosa Lindahl-Mallow Other job experience: Former senior manager of training and development for Latin America and the Caribbean for a shipping company. Other community posts: Priest-missioner of Centro Hispano Todos Los Santos, an outreach of All Saints...
  • Archbishop Tutu's Last U.S. Speech A Tribute To Young People

    Archbishop Tutu's Last U.S. Speech A Tribute To Young People
    Archbishop Desmond Tutu addressed an estimated 200 to 250 participants in a peace walk in West Hartford Saturday morning before walkers departed on the 2.5 mile route to benefit the World Youth Peace Summit. Saturday's walk started at West Hartford...
  • Bell-Jeff students get 'Wisdom from Giants'

    Bellarmine-Jefferson High School students looking to carve out a life path can now turn to the likes of Desmond Tutu and Jane Goodall for inspiration. The Catholic high school recently published "Wisdom of Giants," a collection of 100 letters...
  • Leaders of Orlando faiths pray together for peace and justice

    Leaders of Orlando faiths pray together for peace and justice
    Dressed in clerical robes, suits, turbans, and yarmulkes, Orlando's religious leaders demonstrated their solidarity in support of peace, justice and nonviolence Wednesday night during an interfaith prayer service.   "It's my privilege to address you...
  • Obama's Medals of Freedom: 'Change'

     
    by Mark Silva and updated President Barack Obama, attempting to spotlight several "agents of change,'' today announced that he will bestow the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country's highest civilian honor, on a cast of living and deceased figures...
  • Obama: Nobel Prize for Peace

     
    By Mark Silva updated at 11:45 am, 2 and 3:45 pm EDT President Barack Obama, who has pledged to place diplomacy ahead of confrontation and reached out to a skeptical world with offers of mutual understanding, was awarded the Nobel......
  • Reaction to Obama's Nobel Peace Prize mixed

     
    What a difference a week makes. Last Friday, despite pleas by Oprah and the Obamas, an Olympics that was (in many U.S. citizens' minds) rightfully ours was awarded to the second-largest city of the largest country in South America, a......
  • Now, Obama wins Motor Trend Car of Year Award

     
    The Nobel Peace Prize was first. What other premature awards are enroute for the Democratic chief executive?...
  • Live review: U2's 360 Tour at the Rose Bowl

     
    "Enough of the folk mass!" declared Bono during U2's historic Rose Bowl performance Sunday, leading his band and the nearly 100,000 fans in the stadium out of a singalong and into a dance party. The 49-year-old singer/activist/life of the party......