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Church shares condolences for the late anti-apartheid Archbishop Desmond Tutu

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The leaders and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Africa South Area join hands with millions around the world in mourning the loss of South African struggle icon and statesman Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu.

Nobel peace laureate Archbishop Tutu was a fearless opponent of oppression and a prominent leader in the fight against apartheid in South Africa.

His messages, from pulpits to tables of negotiation, were consistent: that all of God's children deserve equal opportunities; and that empathy, tolerance and forgiveness are transcendent principles that can help heal humankind.

Read the full article on the Church’s Africa Newsroom here.

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