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Academy of Medical Sciences

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Desmond Tutu made his final public appearance in Britain
Sketch: Tutu takes a bow

When Archbishop Desmond Tutu enters a room people usually stand up and applaud. Most, I imagine, don’t know all the details of his battle against South African apartheid but they do know that this is someone who deserves respect. By Samuel Dale The archbishop recently announced his intention to step down from public life because,… Read more »

Megrahi (l) arrives in Libya
Megrahi release: Cardinal condemns US justice system

By staff American anger at the release of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset al-Megrahi reflects their “culture of vengeance”, the head of the Scottish Roman Catholic Church has said. Cardinal Keith O’Brien’s comments come as the first anniversary of Megrahi’s release approaches. Scottish justice secretary Kenny MacAskill made the decision to free the bomber on compassionate… Read more »