© RJ MatsonThe St. Louis Post Dispatch

Century Marks

Put it to bed: Nobel Peace Prize laureate Desmond Tutu, the former Anglican archbishop of Cape Town, has warned African churches against paying too much attention to the issue of homosexuality while ignoring other problems facing the continent. “I am deeply, deeply distressed that in the face of the most horrendous problems—we’ve got poverty, we’ve got conflict and war, we’ve got HIV/AIDS—and what do we concentrate on? We concentrate on what you are doing in bed,” Tutu told journalists in Nairobi during the World Social Forum (Ecumenical News International).


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