Archbishop Desmond Tutu Celebrates 60th Wedding Anniversary (PHOTOS)

Archbishop Desmond Tutu Celebrates 60th Wedding Anniversary (PHOTOS)

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Desmond Tutu, an Anglican Archbishop Emeritus, on Thursday, July 2, 2015 alongside his wife, Leah, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary by renewing their wedding vows at a Eucharist service at St. George’s Cathedral in Cape Town, South Africa.

The Nobel Laureate, who played a pivotal position in the struggle against Apartheid, revealed that the woman he met in Soweto in the 1950s had played an essential role in his career.

After they had renewed their vows at the ceremony attended by Njongkulu Ndugane his predecessor, the couple danced to marimba music performed in the cathedral.

They are scheduled to attend another service in their honour in Soweto on Saturday, July 4, 2015.

Desmond Tutu who is 83 years old is one year older than his wife and has bagged laurels which includes; Nobel Peace Prize in 1984, the Albert Schweitzer Prize for Humanitarianism in 1986, the Pacem in Terris awards in 1987, the Sydney Peace Prize in 1999, the Gandhi Peace Prize in 2007 and a South Africa presidential medal of Freedom in 2009.

See photos from the ceremony below:

 

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