Tutu embodied the classic ideal of leadership as public virtue

We must not make the mistake of idealising his memory, but the Arch represented a moral beacon of overwhelming stature

31 December 2021 - 00:00 By Xolela Mangcu

What can a mere mortal say about Archbishop Desmond Tutu, except to bear witness. For me the story begins on September 20 1977. 

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