Tutu quits church after gay marriage

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu’s daughter Reverend Canon Mpho Tutu-Van Furth has decided to quit her job after her licence to preach was revoked.

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Mpho Tutu-Van Furth and the Dalai Lama at the Vancouver Peace Summit
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Mpho told City Press she may no longer officiate in church because she married a woman.

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Newlyweds Mpho Tutu-Van Furth and Marceline Tutu-Van Furth are on honeymoon in Bali after their wedding at a Franschhoek wine estate attended by Mpho’s parents, Leah and Desmond Tutu.

“Because the South African Anglican Church does not recognise our marriage, I can no longer exercise my priestly ministry in South Africa,” she said.

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Photo By kris krüg [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

( The Dalai Lama and Mpho Tutu-Van Furth @ The Vancouver Peace Summit – 26 September 2009 )

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