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According to reports, 84-year-old Archbishop Desmond Tutu was recently hospitalized for an infection. Tutu, who is a Nobel Peace Prize winner, has battled with health issues for years. He was admitted to a Cape Town hospital on Tuesday. Reverend Canon Mpho Tutu, one of his children, said the family hopes he will return home soon. In […]
Desmond Tutu (pictured) has called for the decriminalization of homosexuality to better help combat the spread of HIV in the gay community, The BBC reports. SEE ALSO: ‘Dark Night’ Shooter Was PhD Student. He argued that anti-homosexuality laws are as wrong as apartheid laws were. Want to Keep Up With NewsOne.com? LIKE Us On Facebook! […]
Chicago, Illinois — Democratic Governor Pat Quinn says he will be abolishing Illinois’ death penalty; a stance made after consulting with many “people of good faith”. Also read: WBW Honors: Muhammad Ali The governor met with South African activist Desmond Tutu, as well as prosecutors, murder victims’ families, death penalty opponents and religious leaders, according […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu is a “moral titan” who will be missed as he formally retires from public life Thursday on his 79th birthday. Obama says the Nobel Peace Prize laureate has been a voice of principle, an unrelenting champion of justice and a dedicated peacemaker. Tutu […]
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