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How can I attend Desmond Tutu’s funeral?

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The funeral and burial arrangement for Bishop Desmond Tutu has been announced, with the number of attendees announced.

“Until we can forgive the person who harmed us that person will hold the keys to our happiness, that person will be our jailor. When we forgive, we take control of our own fate and our feeling”, one of the favorate words of the winner of the Noble Peace Price in 1984, Desmond Mpilo Tutu has gone a long way in helping with a resolution of the apartheid in South Africa. 

When and where will Desmond Tutu’s funeral be held?

The veteran peace campaigner and South African Anglican bishop and theologian sadly passed away on the 26th of December, 2021.

Over the weekend, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the late Anglican Emeritus Desmond Mpilo Tutu will be honored with a special official funeral ceremony on January 1, 2021, New Year’s Day. The funeral will take place at 10 am in St George’s Cathedral, Cape Town.

How can I attend Desmond Tutu’s funeral?

Due to the pandemic, only 100 people can attend the funeral of Desmond Tutu in-person to help limit the spread of the virus.

Am I eligible to attend Desmond Tutu’s funeral?

Due to the restriction, the church leaders of South Africa have urged people to attend services for Desmond Tutu in their local communities since they can’t all gather at the archbishop’s former church, St. George’s Cathedral.

Where can I register to attend Desmond Tutu’s funeral?

It is free to attend at the local community level with reverence to covid protocols.

Dickson Ofori Siaw
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