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  1. Thank you Bishop Tutu. A true inspiration of what real conciliation means and should be. What this world need is more Tutu’s and Mandela’s. Peace, love and understanding and the biggest of these three is love.Jase / London

  2. Robert, ex-pat Brit 29 Feb 2008, 4:13pm

    Jason, and Rowan Williams wouldn’t have a clue about any of that. Bishop Tutu is a far better man than williams could ever wish to be, and a man of great courage, sorely lacking in Williams and others.

  3. Tutu seems to be a man of compassion and wisdom. I’m thankful that men of his stature are with us. We need many more.

  4. Bill Perdue 1 Mar 2008, 9:17am

    Desmond Tutu is no stranger to the fight for minority rights. He’s one of few genuine supporters of the GLBT struggle for equality among religious leaders. In addition he’s fearless in his denunciation of islamophobic zionists and their apartheid state. In a BBC interview Tutu accused Israel of using apartheid policies against Palestinians. Tutu said he was “very deeply distressed” by a visit to Palestine because “it reminded me so much of what happened to us black people in South Africa”. In a Boston speech Tutu said he saw “the humiliation of the Palestinians at checkpoints and roadblocks, suffering like us when young white police officers prevented us from moving about”. Tutu said that the zionists “never get true security and safety through oppressing another people” and denied that he was anti-Semitic because he opposed zionist apartheid policies. “I am not even anti-white, despite the madness of that group,” he said. Speaking in Boston Tutu took note of the political clout of US zionists saying: “People are scared in this country, to say wrong is wrong because the Jewish lobby is powerful – very powerful. Well, so what? The apartheid government was very powerful, but today it no longer exists. Hitler, Mussolini, Stalin, Pinochet, Milosevic, and Idi Amin were all powerful, but in the end they bit the dust.” Desmond Tutu, who’s come to our defense on many occasions, richly deserves the honors given him by the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission. He proves that even if most christian and muslim clerics are superstitious bigots, he’s risen above that and will come to the aid of the groups who need it the most. My hat’s off to him.

  5. a true true christian. extolling love and harmony for EVERY ONE

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