Desmond Tutu
Nobel Peace Prize winner and human rights advocate

Tutu, the first black African archbishop of Cape Town, was awarded the 1984 Nobel Peace Prize for his contribution to the cause of racial justice in South Africa.

Latest by Desmond Tutu

Mandela: A colossus of unimpeachable moral character

Desmond Tutu reflects on the humanity of Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first black president.

The moral courage of Nelson Mandela

The moral courage of Nelson Mandela

Was Mandela a saint? Not if a saint is entirely flawless. I believe he was saintly because he inspired others powerfully and revealed in his character, transparently, many of God’s attributes of goodness: compassion, concern for others, desire for peace, forgiveness and reconciliation.

Myanmar’s chance to do right by all

Myanmar’s chance to do right by all

The country has made progress, but vicious prejudice still thrives.

The devastation of child marriage

The devastation of child marriage

The U.S. can help fulfill the rights of the world’s most vulnerable girls.