City of Cape Town to host interfaith tribute for late Archbishop Tutu

It's just one of the events being held to honour the Arch, who has been described as a one-of-a-kind national treasure who lived his life in service of others.

Members of the public paid their respects to the late Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu outside the St George's Cathedral in Cape Town on 27 December 2021. Picture: Saya Pierce-Jones/Eyewitness News

JOHANNESBURG - The City of Cape Town will on Wednesday host a special interfaith tribute at City Hall to celebrate the life of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu.

The event will start at 6pm.

Large screens will be placed outside for members of the public to view the service as seating inside the venue will be limited.

The city will also live-stream the service on its YouTube channel and will share the link on its various social media pages.

It's just one of the events being held to honour the Arch, who has been described as a one-of-a-kind national treasure who lived his life in service of others.

Tutu will be laid to rest at St George's Cathedral on Saturday.