The cortege of the past due Archbishop Desmond Tutu arrived at St George’s cathedral in Cape town on Thursday, the place he’ll lie in state till the funeral on Saturday.
A coffin wearing the frame of Archbishop Tutu arrived on the cathedral via automotive on Thursday morning, followed by Tutu’s family.
Upon arrival the coffin was blessed by means of watching for participants of the church, before it was once carried into the cathedral.
The Nobel Peace Prize-winner will lie in state at the cathedral in Cape The Town for two days, Thursday and Friday, to permit all mourners to pay tribute by means of submitting prior his coffin,
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has introduced that Tutu’s requiem Mass on Saturday shall be a special Legit Funeral Class 1.
His ashes will later be interred at the cathedral’s mausoleum, in line with Tutu’s directions.