On September 17, as part of the Global Day of Action for Darfur (sadly ignored by most of Australia), many clerics around the world offered prayers for the people of the Sudanese province. On Desmond Tutu's 75th birthday, I reproduce his prayer for Darfur:
Desmond Tutu, one of the great living human rights campaigners and the outstanding Anglican cleric of our time, turns 75 today, 7 October 2006.
This is the text of a birthday message to Archbishop Tutu written by World Council of Churches chairman, Rev. Samuel Kobia: