Desmond M. Tutu

Desmond M. Tutu
  • Chair, The Elders, South Africa

1954, BA, Univ. of South Africa; 1960, lic., Theology, St Peters Theological College, and ordained Deacon, Johannesburg; 1961, ordained Priest; 1965, BD (Hons) and 1966, Master's, Theology, London. Former: Teacher; Curate, St Alban's, UK; Federal Theological Seminary, Alice, Cape; Chaplain, Univ. of Fort Hare; Lecturer of Theology, UBLS, Roma, Lesotho; Assoc. Director, Theological Education Fund, World Council of Churches; Dean of Johannesburg; Bishop of Lesotho; General Secretary, South African Council of Churches; Bishop, Johannesburg; Archbishop, Cape Town. Since 1996, Archbishop Emeritus. 1995-98, Chairperson, Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Author of numerous publications. Recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (1984).