Archbishop Tutu will preach at service for former Anglican primate

Retired South Africa Archbishop Desmond Tutu will preach at a July 13 service that will commemorate Archbishop Ted Scott, the 10th Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, who was killed in a car accident last month.

Archbishop Scott, who was elected Primate in 1971 and who served in that capacity for 15 years, was a champion of international campaigns to end apartheid in South Africa.

Archbishop Tutu is one of several dignitaries from abroad and from Canada expected to attend the memorial service.

Archbishop Andrew Hutchison who was elected 12th Primate of the Canadian Anglican Church earlier this summer, will preside at the service which will be held at 10:30 a.m. at St. James’ Cathedral in Toronto.

Archbishop Scott, 85, died in a car accident near Parry Sound, Ont., north of Toronto on June 21 [2004].  A private family service was held June 29 in Toronto.

An obituary of Archbishop published by the Anglican Journal can be found on the web at:

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