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RIP - Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Discussion in 'Australian & New Zealand' started by tgg, Dec 26, 2021.

  1. tgg

    tgg Veteran

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  2. Anthony2019

    Anthony2019 Pax et bonum! CF Ambassadors Supporter

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    A truly outstanding servant of God.
    Rest in peace Archbishop Tutu.
     
  3. FenderTL5

    FenderTL5 864511320 Supporter

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    May his memory be eternal.

    He always seemed to be a sweet soul who encouraged the best out of those he encountered.
     
  4. Bob Crowley

    Bob Crowley Well-Known Member Supporter

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    I remember my old Presbyterian pastor mentioning Archbishop Tutu in a sermon. While he remarked he didn't always agree with his theology (he didn't elaborate), he did comment that a defining moment in the Archbishop's life was a small gesture - a passing white man, a priest, doffed his hat to Desmond Tutu's mother when he was a child in apartheid South Africa.

    DESMOND MPILO TUTU (7 OCTOBER 1931 – 26 DECEMBER 2021): The dauntless priest whose humanity ignited the courage of a boy who would become Archbishop Tutu

    Father Huddleston passed into a higher place in 1998, but he and the Archbishop have most likely greeted each other again.

    Sometimes a small spark can light an enduring fire in a person's life.
     
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