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South African cardinal recalls Archbishop Tutu

December 31, 2021

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CWN Editor's Note: South African Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984 for his efforts against apartheid, died on December 26 at the age of 90 (Encyclopaedia Britannica article).

Pope Francis sent condolences following Tutu’s death. In this article, Cardinal Wilfrid Napier, 80, shares some of his recollections of Tutu, who married a Catholic woman in 1955 and was devoted to St. Thérèse of Lisieux.

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