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Nobel laureate Tutu denounces Jerusalem move

JERUSALEM – Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu says "God is weeping over President Donald Trump's inflammatory and discriminatory recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel."

 

The 86-year-old former archbishop, a veteran of the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa, rarely makes public statements because of health problems.

 

His new statement says that "it is our responsibility to tell Mr. Trump that he is wrong."

 

He adds that "God does not discriminate" between people of various religions and that "those who claim divine rights for themselves to physical property on earth are false prophets."