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Desmond Tutu celebrates 85th birthday at a Cape Town cathedral

South African retired Anglican archbishop and anti-apartheid icon Desmond Tutu celebrated his 85th birthday Friday presiding over eucharist at his home church in Cape Town, an AFP photographer said. He paid a moving tribute to St George's Cathedral before laying his head on the communion table and briefly wept. "I have reached the stage in life when I am closer to the departure than arrivals hall," said Tutu, who was discharged from hospital late last month for the treatment of a nagging infection.
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