Mpho Tutu van Furth

Desmond Tutu’s daughter barred from leading funeral

The Church of England has barred Desmond Tutu’s daughter from leading a funeral because she is married to a woman. Mpho Tutu van Furth, an Anglican priest in the Diocese of Washington DC, was asked to officiate at her late godfather, Martin Kenyon’s funeral in Shropshire on Thursday. According to Ms Tutu van Furth, it “seemed really churlish and hurtful.” The Diocese of Hereford described the situation as “difficult.” Because its official teaching is that marr...[Read More]