Family members of the late Archbishop Desmond Tutu walk past a remembrance wall of flowers and condolence messages outside St George’s Cathedral in Cape Town, South Africa on December. Photo: Reuters
Family members of the late Archbishop Desmond Tutu walk past a remembrance wall of flowers and condolence messages outside St George’s Cathedral in Cape Town, South Africa on December. Photo: Reuters
Africa

‘A moral giant’: South Africans pay their respects to Archbishop Desmond Tutu

  • Hundreds of mourners filed past Tutu’s plain pine casket on Friday to pay their respects to his life of activism for equality for all races, creeds and sexual orientations
  • A requiem mass for Tutu will be held on New Year’s Day before he is cremated and his remains placed in a columbarium in the cathedral

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Family members of the late Archbishop Desmond Tutu walk past a remembrance wall of flowers and condolence messages outside St George’s Cathedral in Cape Town, South Africa on December. Photo: Reuters
Family members of the late Archbishop Desmond Tutu walk past a remembrance wall of flowers and condolence messages outside St George’s Cathedral in Cape Town, South Africa on December. Photo: Reuters
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