Archbishop Desmond Tutu Back in South Africa Hospital

In this Saturday, July 4, 2015 file photo retired Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu, centre, breaks into dance after renewing his wedding vows to his wife of 60 years, Leah, right, during a service in Soweto, Johannesburg. Tutu will spend a second night in a Cape Town hospital, Wednesday July 15, 2015, as he continues to receive treatment for a persistent infection. (AP Photo/File)
In this Saturday, July 4, 2015 file photo  retired Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu, centre, breaks into dance after renewing his wedding vows to his wife of 60 years, Leah, right, during a service in Soweto, Johannesburg. Tutu will spend a second night in a Cape Town hospital, Wednesday July 15, 2015, as he continues to receive treatment for a persistent infection. (AP Photo/File)
In this Saturday, July 4, 2015 file photo retired Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu, center, breaks into dance after renewing his wedding vows to his wife of 60 years, Leah, right, during a service in Soweto, Johannesburg. (AP Photo/File)

(BBC) – South Africa’s Archbishop Desmond Tutu has returned to hospital just a week after being discharged.

He has what has only been described as a “persistent infection” which his foundation says is unrelated to the prostate cancer he has had for 15 years.

Archbishop Tutu retired from public life in 2011 but continues to travel.

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