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2014-04-16 16:22:03

Donation follows Tutu's guest appearance on Grand World Voyage sailing Durban to Cape Town SEATTLE, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu's work to spread peace, justice and democracy around the globe, Holland America Line has made a $100,000 donation to the Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation (DTPF). The donation follows Tutu's appearance as a special guest lecturer on a segment of ms Amsterdam's Grand World Voyage....

2014-04-04 12:25:52

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Desmond Tutu and his daughter Mpho Tutu today announced the Tutu Global Forgiveness Challenge, a free online program starting May 4, 2014, designed to teach the world how to forgive. In early registration people from over 100 countries have already signed up to participate. Archbishop Desmond Tutu won the Nobel Peace Prize for his role in leading non-violent opposition to South Africa's apartheid system of racial domination. The...

2014-02-27 16:25:47

SPANISH LANGUAGE VERSION TO BE OFFERED FREE OF CHARGE TO THOSE WANTING TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE LIFE OF JESUS LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Office of New Evangelization for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles is using the upcoming feature film SON OF GOD as an evangelization tool to help spread the message of Jesus Christ. The Archdiocese is offering special "Prayer and A Movie" showings of SON OF GOD, presented in Spanish in select theaters. Those attending will...

2014-02-13 16:25:58

Rick Warren, Joel Osteen, Archbishop Jose Gomez, Craig Groeschel, Miles McPherson and Ray Johnston Among Pastors Promoting Mark Burnett/Roma Downey Feature Film LOS ANGELES, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Few movies have been able to take over an entire multiplex - every screen, every seat; only blockbusters like Hunger Games. But now the religious epic Son of God is taking over several multiplexes nationwide on Thursday, February 27, the day before it debuts on 3,000 screens. Multiplexes in...

2014-01-24 20:21:04

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) welcomed the move by the U.S. Supreme Court, January 24, to extend an injunction granted by Justice Sonia Sotomayor, December 31, exempting the Little Sisters of the Poor and others in their lawsuit from the Department of Health and Human Services' contraception mandate while their appeal is pending. "The bishops of the...

2013-12-31 20:20:40

Urges temporary relief from HHS mandate while courts decide Highlights other exemptions, extensions granted for economic, administrative reasons Mandate's penalties to hurt, rather than help, shared goal of expanding coverage WASHINGTON, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), has asked President Obama to temporarily exempt religious institutions from crippling fines if their...

2013-11-21 08:26:40

LONDON, November 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The St John International team today hosted celebrated social rights activist Archbishop Desmond Tutu at their offices in London to discuss the development work of the global health charity and the maternal and newborn health work they are rolling out across Africa. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131121/654215 ) Archbishop Tutu, who chaired South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission, which was...

2013-11-04 12:24:23

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nobel Peace Prize Winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu and beloved New York Times bestselling author/illustrator Nancy Tillman have unveiled their collaborative work, the new premium picture book, Let There Be Light. With themes of love and light, Archbishop Tutu and Tillman retell the biblical story of creation, vividly portraying the wonder and beauty of God's creation on each of the seven days. Using Archbishop Tutu's lyrical text from...

2013-09-11 16:21:05

Former Archbishop of Cape Town to lecture on South Africa segment SEATTLE, Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the former archbishop of Cape Town and one of the greatest living moral icons of our time, is scheduled to lecture on a segment of Holland America Line's 2014 Grand World Voyage on ms Amsterdam. The Nobel Peace Prize laureate will sail March 28 to April 2, 2014, from Durban to Cape Town, South Africa. Tutu will address guests at two speaking engagements...

2013-07-18 08:25:27

LONDON, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The centenary of the birth of Archbishop Trevor Huddleston, a champion and leader of the struggle against apartheid and for democracy, dignity and freedom was marked by a service held in St Martin-in-the-Fields, London on Saturday, 29 June, and attended by more than 300 people. A centenary service was also held in South Africa on 15 June, which was attended by South Africa's Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe. During the...