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Interfaith service held in Cape Town for Desmond Tutu

By France24
30 December 2021   |   8:29 am
Musical memorial and interfaith tributes were shared at a special ceremony in Capet town on Wednesday that celebrated the life and philosophy of the late South African archbishop, Desmond Tutu.


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