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Desmond Mpilo Tutu (born 7 October 1931) is a South African activist and retired Anglican bishop who rose to worldwide fame during the 1980s as an opponent of apartheid. He was the first...

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  • | Tutu in favour of assisted dying

      News Source: News 24 | 17 days ago
    Anglican Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has come out in support of assisted dying in a letter published in the Observer ...He used South African Craig Schonegevel as an example, who committed suicide in 2009 after several pleas for assisted dying
  • Desmond Tutu Backs Britain's 'Assisted Dying' Bill

      News Source: National Public Radio | 17 days ago
    ET Retired Anglican bishop Desmond Tutu, who describes as "disgraceful," the way former South African President Nelson Mandela was treated in his last, enfeebled days, has thrown his support behind a British assisted-dying bill. "I have been
  • Church can't take refuge in buggery law

      News Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner | 17 days ago
    Paul Gardner, Guest Columnist Ever since Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller intimated her intention to review the buggery law, the discussion has increased on the buggery law, in particular, and homosexuality in general. It is both a philosophical
  • Desmond Tutu backs assisted dying

      News Source: BBC | 17 days ago
    Desmond Tutu signals support Retired Anglican South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu said: "The fact is that I have changed my mind" Desmond Tutu has said he would support assisted dying for the terminally ill. Writing in The Observer he said he
  • Sunday's National Newspaper Front Pages

      News Source: Sky News | 18 days ago
    The Observer Retired Anglican archbishop Desmond Tutu has joined Lord Carey in backing the right of the terminally ill to end their lives in dignity :: The Independent On Sunday Victims of child abuse are to sue the Government over the lack of
  • Desmond Tutu plea for 'assisted dying' before historic Lords debate

      News Source: Guardian Unlimited | 18 days ago
    Archbishop Desmond Tutu was speaking ahead of a debate in the House on Lords on Lord Falconer's assisted dying bill. Photograph: News Pictures/Rex Features Desmond Tutu , one of the world's most eminent religious leaders, has made an extraordinary
  • World Council of Churches pulls fossil fuel investments

      News Source: The Guardian | 19 days ago
    The World Council of Churches has revised its ethical investment criteria to exclude fossil fuel companies Photograph: Hilke Maunder/Alamy An umbrella group of churches, which represents over half a billion Christians worldwide, has decided to pull
  • July 2 - Today in History

      News Source: Magic City Morning Star | 28 days ago
    Actor James Stewart died at age 89 2000 - Opposition candidate Vicente Fox won Mexico's presidential elections, ending the Institutional Revolutionary Party's 71-year reign 2001 - Robert Tools received the world's first self-contained artificial

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