God is looking down and smiling – Tutu

2011-09-02 11:15

The evergreen Archbishop Desmond Tutu returned to this year’s summit despite going into retirement to tell delegates that God is looking down on Zurich and smiling as his children strive to bring an end to social ills.

“It’s in your your hands; a better world where there is no hunger and children do not die of preventable diseases” said Tutu.

Tweets from the opening ceremony

CauseGlobal global village is now a mega social network & should compel biz/gov to uphold principles of sustainability-Zurich Mayor

#oywerinschrode: We cannot undo what is done but we can choose way it will affect us and our societies...confront hatred with solidarity – Prince Hakkon

#oywnoufilicious: “Good & evil cut thru the of each & every 1 of us. We must find the best part of each of us & nurture it. This is what #OYW is about.”

erinschrode: This is the dream of the world, in this room...Ive spread my dreams beneath your feet. Tread softly for you tread on my dreams – Geldof

#oywOneYoungWorld: Sir Bob Geldof: Tonight, 12 million people [in Somalia] are at full risk of dying in the glare of our iPads, our laptops.

#OYWkckalmar: “If you are going to say something than you better do something.” – Sir Bob Geldorf @OneYoungWorld

#OYWBrandenBallard: We are God’s partners. If we spent one portion of what we spend on guns and bombs, there would be no needy children! – Archbishop Tutu

#OYWmarcussorour: Desmond Tutu’s speech at #OYW this evening makes me feel very proud to be South African. We need more leaders like him!

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