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'Moral Compass': Requiem for South Africa's Archbishop Tutu

Former South African President Thabo Mbeki, second right, pays his respects during the requiem mass of Archbishop Desmond Tutu at St. Georges Cathedral in Cape Town, South Africa, on Jan 1.

Former South African President Thabo Mbeki, second right, pays his respects during the requiem mass of Archbishop Desmond Tutu at St. Georges Cathedral in Cape Town, South Africa, on Jan 1.

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Cape Town, South Africa (AP) -- Anglican Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has been remembered at a state funeral Saturday for his Nobel Peace Prize-earning role in ending South Africa's apartheid regime of racial oppression and for championing the rights of LGBTQ people.

“When we were in the dark, he brought light,” Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, the head of the worldwide Anglican church, said in a video message shown at a requiem Mass celebrated for Tutu at St. George's Cathedral in Cape Town.