Tuesday, 5 January 2016

Archbishop Desmond Tutu attends daughter’s Same Sex Wedding

The daughter of the first black Archbishop of Cape Town and bishop of the Church of the Province of Southern Africa, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Reverend Canon Mpho Tutu tied the knot with Marceline van Furth in the Netherlands.

Reverend Canon Mpho Tutu and her new partner (Nairobi Wire)
The couple married in a private ceremony held in Oegstgeest in the Netherlands.

Mpho Tutu is an ordained Episcopal priest and is currently the executive director of the Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation while Marceline van Furth is a professor in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the Vrije University in Amsterdam and holds the Desmond Tutu Chair in Medicine at the university.

Tutu is the youngest daughter of Archbishop Desmond and his wife Leah Tutu. She was previously married and has two daughters.

The couple plan on hosting another ceremony in Cape Town this year.