South Africa's Tutu celebrates 40 years of service as bishop

July 10, 2016 11:42 AM

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South Africa's Tutu celebrates 40 years of service as bishop

JOHANNESBURG – Nobel peace prize winner Desmond Tutu on Sunday celebrated four decades of service as a bishop at a mass at St. Mary's Cathedral and central Johannesburg.

Anglican Archbishop Emeritus Tutu, 84, was dean at St. Mary's when he was appointed bishop of Lesotho 40 years ago. Tutu later became the first black archbishop of Cape Town where he was an outspoken opponent of South Africa's apartheid regime, which enforced a harsh system of racial discrimination....

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