(RNS) — Short answer: probably not, but a columnist can dream.
CAPE TOWN, South Africa -- Veteran South African anti-apartheid campaigner Desmond Tutu checked into a Cape Town hospital for a recurring infection, his daughter said on Wednesday. The bug put the former cleric in the hospital for a week last year.
(RNS) Although South Africa legalized same-sex marriage in 2006, the Anglican Church maintains that marriage is a lifelong union between one man and one woman.
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) Tutu was released from hospital earlier in August after being treated for a recurring infection unrelated to the prostrate cancer he has been fighting for 18 years.
VATICAN (RNS) The announcement of the annual prayer day is the latest move by Pope Francis to push environmental issues up the global agenda.
The Nobel prize winner offers advice on how to heal the heart after being hurt.
(RNS) Nelson Mandela was educated, first at Clarkebury and then at Healdtown, Methodist boarding schools that provided a Christian liberal arts education.
(RNS) Christian Theological Seminary and Butler University announced the creation of The Desmond Tutu Center, considered North America’s first and only academic center named after the religious leader.
(RNS) "Naming a center after a person who is still alive can make it seem that an individual somehow on their own was able to accomplish what he accomplished. It was our people. "
(RNS) A recently released Scotland Yard file on Bishop Trevor Huddleston alleges the late Anglican leader and celebrated anti-apartheid activist was a child molester.
(RNS) The back-to-back wins by the Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu signal a shift for the Templeton Prize, which in recent years had gone to little-known physicists and theologians.
(RNS) A group of prominent Episcopalians is criticizing their church's stand on Israel, urging it to join 15 other denominations who call for an accounting of U.S. aid to Israel. By Solange De Santis.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Nobel Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu on Tuesday (Dec. 4) urged Uganda to scrap a controversial draft law that would send gays and lesbians to jail and, some say, put them at risk of the death penalty. By Fredrick Nzwili.
(RNS) After nearly 700 people tried to push Gonzaga University to rescind its commencement speaker's invitation to Archbishop Desmond Tutu, supporters of the anti-apartheid hero responded with 11,000 signatures of their own. By Tracy Simmons.
SPOKANE, Wash. (RNS) A group of alumni at Gonzaga University is pressing the school to rescind an invitation to Archbishop Desmond Tutu as commencement speaker, saying the anti-apartheid activist supports abortion and homosexuality. By Tracy Simmons.