Archbishop Tutu in hospital for treatment

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Hundreds attended a church service in celebration of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu's 40 years in episcopal service. Desmond Tutu thanked congregants at St Mary's Cathedral in Braamfontein. PICTURED: Desmond Tutu t

Hundreds attended a church service in celebration of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu's 40 years in episcopal service. Desmond Tutu thanked congregants at St Mary's Cathedral in Braamfontein. PICTURED: Desmond Tutu t

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Hundreds attended a church service in celebration of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu's 40 years in episcopal service. Desmond Tutu thanked congregants at St Mary's Cathedral in Braamfontein. PICTURED: Desmond Tutu t

Hundreds attended a church service in celebration of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu's 40 years in episcopal service. Desmond Tutu thanked congregants at St Mary's Cathedral in Braamfontein. PICTURED: Desmond Tutu t

CAPE TOWN - Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has been admitted to a Cape Town hospital.

He&39;s receiving treatment for a recurring infection. 

Tutu is expected to remain in hospital for a week or two. 

The Archbishop underwent similar treatment last year.

In a statement Tutu&39;s daghter, Thandeka Tutu-Gxashe says the updated information will be released to media as it comes to hand.