Archbishop Desmond Tutu is commemorated in stained glass at St George’s Cathedral

Apr 23, 2024
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Desmond Tutu artwork that is installed at St George's Cathedral in Cape Town as a stained glass window. Picture: Leon Lestrade / Independent Newspapers.

The reveal took place on Sunday 21st April during the farewell service of Dean Father Michael Weeder. The window was designed by artist Anika van der Merwe.

Desmond Tutu was the Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town and an outspoken opponent of apartheid. He received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984 and was named the head of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in 1995, which investigated allegations of human rights abuse during the apartheid. He was a confidant and mentor of Weeder and his ashes were interred at the cathedral.

Archbishop Tutu died in December 2021 at the age of 90 years old.

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