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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 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 […]

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Nobel peace laureate Desmond Tutu announced Thursday he is retiring from public life later this year when he turns 79, saying “the time has come to slow down” and spend more time with his family.