Desmond Tutu to Speak at Butler University

Butler University issues a press release yesterday about an upcoming event:

Butler University and Christian Theological Seminary (CTS) are honored to welcome Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, 1984 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, to Butler’s Clowes Memorial Hall for a public address at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12. Generous support for this event is provided by The Dungy Family Foundation.The lecture is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. Ticket distribution to the public will begin at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 19 at the Clowes Hall box office, 4602 Sunset Avenue, or at www.ticketmaster.com. There is a limit of two tickets per person…Archbishop Tutu’s visit comes three months after Butler and CTS announced that South African theologian Allan Boesak was jointly appointed by both schools as the first occupant of the Desmond Tutu Chair of Peace, Global Justice, and Reconciliation Studies.“Butler University is once again pleased to partner with CTS on such an exciting opportunity for our institutions and the Indianapolis community,” Butler President James M. Danko said. “The Archbishop is one of the most admired religious leaders of our time, and we are extremely pleased to welcome him to the Butler campus for what promises to be a memorable address.”

Click through to read the rest on the Butler web site. The Indianapolis Star and other media outlets also covered the story.