Letter: Mangosuthu Buthelezi obituary


Away from the general public eye and the outgoing cultural ceremonies of the Zulu individuals, Mangosuthu Buthelezi was a reserved determine, and his religion was essential to him. His Christianity was that of a member of the Anglican Church of the province of South Africa, and I first met him 4 many years in the past whereas spending six months as a priest at All Saints’ Church, Melmoth, in KwaZulu-Natal.

He was not given to exuberant Evangelical outbursts, however lived out his religion each day, expressed in what he noticed as his obligation to the individuals round him and thus to the nation he led.

His New Yr sermon to the Metropolis of London within the early Nineteen Nineties was a mannequin of quiet, assured religion, and he instituted common prayer breakfasts in Durban on the American mannequin to which as much as 100 individuals can be invited.


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