Johannesburg Anglican Bishop strongly refutes false reports regarding Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu

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Media release by the Anglican Bishop of Johannesburg, the Rt Revd Dr Steve Moreo

Johannesburg, Wednesday 20 October 2021

Social media reports circulating worldwide that quote the Anglican Bishop of Johannesburg, the Rt Revd Dr Steve Moreo, as having said Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu had died, are false and malicious.

The Diocese of Johannesburg decries the falsehood being spread on social media and asks people to respond with extreme caution to fake media reports such as this.