South African Church Kicks Out Desmond Tutu’s Daughter

South African Church Kicks Out Desmond Tutu’s Daughter

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu once said “God sits there and weeps” when He sees homophobia. Unfortunately, there’s a bit of homophobia that hits Archbishop Tutu closer to home — his daughter has been kicked out of the South African Anglican Church. Her crime? Marrying the woman she loves. More marriage news — including some great news — in our monthly look at same-sex marriage rights around the globe.

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