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Fr Michael Lapsley to speak at Ecumenical Centre, Geneva

02 November 2012

Renowned South African anti-apartheid activist and Anglican priest Fr. Michael Lapsley, SSM (Society of the Sacred Mission) will offer a presentation about his life and work for the “Healing of Memories” project, and will launch his memoirs, which he co-authored with Stephen Karakashian, entitled:

Redeeming the Past: My Journey from Freedom Fighter to Healer




Friday, 30 November 2012
15.00 o'clock




The Ecumenical Centre, Visser't Hooft Plenary Hall
150 Route de Ferney

(free parking available)


Lapsley’s presentation will be followed by a question-and-answer session, a reception and book-signing.


Media representatives are welcome; however there will be no press conference.


Media contact:
J. Michael West, WCC Publications manager
Phone +41-22-791-6171 or email: Michael.West[at]