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    org/desmondtutu2017 Desmond Tutu, a Christian Hero Born on October 7th, 1931, Demond Apilo Tutu is one of the most prominent figures in South Africa. Originally from Klerksdorp, Transvaal, Tutu is the first black Archbishop of Cape Town and also the bishop of the Church of the Province of Southern Africa. Although most famous for his opposition to apartheid, Tutu is also a passionate advocate for fighting widespread diseases in Africa, erasing racial discrimination, and maintaining world peace. Tutu was born

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    Desmond Tutu says “I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.” Desmond Mpilo Tutu is an honorable man who became increasingly frustrated with the racism corrupting all aspects of South Africa. Through this quote, he incorporates the message of freedom and how humanity doesn’t serve others because of their race, skin color, or complexion. Desmond Tutu believes that everyone should be equal

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    Desmond Tutu: A True Africian Hero

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    Desmond Tutu has changed the world in more ways than one. He has helped more people than you will ever know with the determination and the mindset that he will change the world. With his family by his side they made sure that they will accomplish anything and everything the family of 5(Whelan) that he had helped him tremendously with all of the struggles he had when he was growing up. When he was bedridden for a whole year with tuberculosis. (Whelan) In the beginning of his life he just accepted

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    Desmond Tutu Influence

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    “Awaking on Friday morning, 20 June 1913, the South African Native found himself, not actually a slave, but a pariah in the land of his birth” (Gish 18). Desmond Tutu is one of the greatest rabble-rousers for peace that there ever was. He maintains huge political and religious influences even to this day. Most people in South Africa and many more countries hear his voice. His impact on fixing the apartheid system in South Africa was a major one. This apartheid system was very segregated towards whites

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    have stood up for themselves and spoken out in an attempt to gain justice without using violent methods to prove their points, they are known as Christian Pacifists. There are many well-known Christian Pacifists, such as Martin Luther King, Desmond Tutu and Trevor Huddleston. They believed that anything that causes physical harm and suffering was bad, and that there is always other ways of solving a problem. In the Southern states of America in the 1950's and 1960's discrimination and prejudice

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    Restorative Justice and Reconciliation

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    time as a dignifying characteristic of South Africa. As a shepherd of the South African people and staunch opponent of the apartheid regime, Anglican Archbisop Desmond Tutu contributed largely to the new legacy of the South African people. The mission and undertakings of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and commissioner Desmond Tutu stand as a revolutionary model of restoration and peaceful democratization for other Third World countries ravaged by the legacy of colonialism. The journey to

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    The Justice System

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    Virginia: Pluto Press, 2003. 262-275. Print. Pellett, Gail. “Facing the Truth with Bill Moyers”. Films on Demand. Ed. Vanessa Procopio. 1999. University of Ottawa. Accessed on January 21, 2014. Web. Tutu, Desmond. Foreword by Chairperson. Truth and Reconciliation of South Africa Report. Vol. 1. By Desmond Tutu, Alex Boraine, Mary Burton, Bongani Finca, Sisi Khampepe, Richard Lyster, Wynand Malan, Kjoza Mgojo, Hlengiwe, Mkhize, Dumisa Ntsebasza, Wendy Orr, Denzil Potgieter, Fazel Randera, Yasmin Sooka

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    In my opinion Caltex’s plan was important to the South African. It allowed the black majority to be able to have top jobs in their companies and it also helped them to be able to be with and care for families and dependants. Blacks had no right to vote, they had to use separate areas in public, including dining places, bathrooms, transportation, and others. Caltex became a founder signatory of the Sullivan Principles in South Africa. The majority of investment was done by foreign companies. One

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    St. Luke and Discipleship

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    St. Luke and Discipleship I have already previously defined the meaning of a disciple. So we know a disciple is a follower of someone. There are two different disciples, one is a follower of someone religious such as Jesus and the other is a follower of someone with an inspiring talent like a singer. I have also described biblical examples of Jesus' call to his first disciples. From this we learnt about the importance of trust and priority (that the Lord is the most important of all things)

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    at peace and thus, forgives. Similarly, notable social activist, Desmond Tutu, describes his ideology on forgiveness, as well as the experiences that aided him towards this understanding, in his article, Desmond Tutu: ‘I am sorry’ – the three hardest words

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