The hero of South Africa — and an inspiration to millions worldwide — died Thursday (Dec. 5) at 95. The Twitterverse lit up with memories, appreciation and prayers.
Be A King @BerniceKing
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Mandela family at the news of the passing of former President of South...
5:02 PM - 5 Dec 2013
Russell Moore @drmoore
As we remember Nelson Mandela, it's a good time to pray for the people of South Africa.
4:59 PM - 5 Dec 2013 from Nashville, TN, United States
Joshua DuBois @joshuadubois
What free people the world over owe to #Mandela: http://thebea.st/1iE2TCk
4:55 PM - 5 Dec 2013
Church of England @c_of_e
May Nelson #Mandela Rest in Peace and Rise in Glory.
5:04 PM - 5 Dec 2013
Jim Wallis @jimwallis
The greatest political leader of the 20th century has just passed. Thanks be to God for Nelson Mandela.
5:01 PM - 5 Dec 2013
Rabbi Steven Wernick @rebsteve
Just learned of Nelson Mandela's passing. May his memory be for a blessing.
5:09 PM - 5 Dec 2013
Dr. Freddy Haynes @fhunscripted
RIP Freedom Fighter and Loving Liberator Nelson Mandela. Thanks for loving us enough to give your life to the struggle!
4:58 PM - 5 Dec 2013
Nelson Mandela was a true hero of freedom who brought historic change.
5:26 PM - 5 Dec 2013
TD Jakes @BishopJakes
Saddened to hear the passing of @NelsonMandela. History cannot contain the lasting impact of his unparalleled force for change
5:24 PM - 5 Dec 2013
To my brothers & sisters in South Africa stand strong! We are praying for you! #Nelsonmandela #RIP
5:37 PM - 5 Dec 2013
Ingrid Mattson @IngridMattson
Nelson Mandela was a great role model for all of us. I am grateful to God that we had him in our lives for so long.
5:01 PM - 5 Dec 2013
Council PWR @Council_PWR
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, ‘Madiba,’ has now passed into the Light. He was here now he is everywhere. He reminded... http://fb.me/2n9NyRL9k
Ed Stetzer @edstetzer
As Christians around South Africa and the world, Nelson Mandela, we salute you: http://bit.ly/194jyJn
Cardinal Dolan @CardinalDolan
Nelson Mandela was a hero to the world. May he rest in peace. #RIPNelsonMandela #NelsonMandela #RememberingMandela http://cardinaldolan.org/index.php/in-memoriam-nelson-mandela/ …
7:35 PM - 5 Dec 2013
Mormon Newsroom @MormonNewsroom
First Presidency Expresses Condolences at Passing of Nelson Mandela http://bit.ly/1aE4y0I #lds #mormon