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Anglican Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu (left) celebrates Mass on his 85th birthday at St. George's Cathedral in Cape Town, South Africa, on Oct. 7. Tutu has called for the right to assisted death, which is currently illegal in his country. Schalk van Zuydam/AP hide caption

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Desmond Tutu Joins Advocates To Call For Right To Assisted Death

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The Rev. Desmond Tutu, shown during a press conference last month in Cape Town, has been sharply critical of South Africa's political leadership as the country marks 20 years since the end of apartheid. He said he wouldn't vote for the ruling African National Congress in Wednesday's election. Jennifer Bruce/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A woman prays outside the house of former South African President Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg on Friday, the day after his death. Stephane de Sakutin /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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