To honour the late and great Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, the City of Cape Town has announced that it will be holding an inter-faith tribute at City Hall on Wednesday, December 29.
According to Cape Town Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis, the service will honour Tutu’s commitment to religious inclusiveness and will commence at 18:00, reports News24.
Representatives of the family and the Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation will take part in the service. Among the faiths represented will be Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Brahma Kumaris, Bahá’í, African Traditional Religion and Khoisan representatives.
Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 safety protocols, public access to City Hall will not be permitted. However, members of the public will have a chance to participate in the celebration of this wonderful South African by watching the service via large screens placed outside City Hall.
Various local and international artists will also pay tribute to the Arch as part of the service.
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