Tag Archives: Desmond Tutu


Allan Aubrey Boesak was born in Kakamas, Northern Cape, South Africa, in 1945. Now he works more than 8,000 miles away. Here are some key moments in Boesak’s journey to Indianapolis. (Read more about Boesak and The Desmond Tutu Center he was named director of HERE.)  

A Center and its Director

BY RYAN LOVELACE | Managing Editor #96479074 / gettyimages.com Butler University and Christian Theological Seminary have moved at “light speed” to launch The Desmond Tutu Center while expressing no concerns about the project or the leadership of the Rev. Allan Boesak. Boesak, a former anti-apartheid activist and politician in South Africa, arrived in Indianapolis in fall

Desmond Tutu Center anounced by Butler, CTS

COLIN LIKAS EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Butler University announced the planned creation of The Desmond Tutu Center in partnership with Christian Theological Seminary. They made the announcement prior to Archbishop Tutu’s speech at Clowes Memorial Hall last Thursday. The academic center will be the only in North America to be named after Tutu. “We’re interested in peace and

Joint Butler University-Christian Theological Seminary Center announced

BY KEVIN VOGEL | ARTS, ETC. EDITOR BREAKING NEWS Butler University and Christian Theological Seminary will be partnering to operate a center for “leadership development in social justice and reconciliation, international relationships and interreligious bridge-building.” The center was announced tonight before a speech by Archbishop Desmond Tutu—for whom the new center is named—by Christian Theological