UPDATE 5:07 p.m.
Plans for the Cathedral to host the archbishop are on hold. See the Episcopal Diocese of Spokane website for details.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu might be speaking at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist on May 11, though it has not yet been confirmed.
According to sources, Tutu has agreed to deliver a homily at the church's Choral Evensong service.
Stay tuned to SpokaneFAVS for further information.
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