Life of Mary-Anne Plaatjies-van Huffel celebrated worldwide in online service from WCC
05 June 2020
The worldwide ecumenical family came together to celebrate the life of African bridge-builder, transformer, and social justice champion, Rev. Prof. Dr Mary-Anne Plaatjies-van Huffel at an online service led by the World Council of Churches (WCC).
The 4 June service was held online due to the COVID-19 pandemic afflicting humanity. It was, however, watched all around the world as those present thanked God for the gift of the life of Plaatjies-van Huffel, who died on 19 May at the age of 61.