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'This Cathedral was a sanctuary in those days' - Tutu during birthday speech

07 October, 01:50 PM

Widely celebrated South African struggle icon Archbishop Desmond Tutu was honoured at the St. George's Cathedral in Cape Town on Saturday on his 86th birthday. The Arch made a rare public appearance due to his declining health, and surprised the congregation by getting up to say a few words. Watch. 

The dedication and prayer ceremony was followed by a ribbon-cutting and official unveiling of the Arch for Arch - a commissioned architectural structure designed to commemorate the work and life of Tutu. 

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