Archbishop says death of Nelson Mandela is ‘end of an era’

Friday December 6th 2013

The late Nelson Mandela.



The Most Rev Dr Richard Clarke, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, has paid this tribute to Nelson Mandela, who died on the evening of December 5 2013.

“The death of Nelson Mandela marks the end of an era. He represented for all of us a new beginning for all the people of South Africa.

“His powerful faith in a better future for all sustained his country through the birth pangs of creating a new and finer society.

“I join with so many others in remembering the people of South Africa in my thoughts and prayers at this time.!

                                                                                                       +Richard Armagh

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