Tuesday, June 03, 2008

Rwandan Genocide Survivor to Speak in Nassau

Come hear an inspiring story of a harrowing escape from death, and the power of compassion and forgiveness to resolve conflict and change lives for the better . . .

Immaculée Ilibagiza
survivor of the Rwandan genocide,
author and philanthropist

Thursday June 5, 7:00-9:00pm
St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, West Street, Nassau

With the sponsorship of the John Templeton Foundation, Immaculée llibagiza, an ethnic Tutsi and a survivor of the horrors of the 1994 holocaust in the Central African republic of Rwanda, is coming to Nassau. lmmaculée, author of the inspiring book Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust (Hay House publishers), will share the remarkable story of her 91 days in hiding from murder gangs, from which she emerged with a great spirit of understanding and forgiveness that allowed her to pardon those who massacred her parents, two of her three brothers and other members of her family. This is an unforgettable story offering hope for all who live in these challenging times. Left to Tell is available at Logos in the Harbour Bay Shopping Centre and Chapter One Bookstore on Thompson Boulevard.

For further information, contact Eileen Fielder at The Counsellors Ltd at (242) 322-7505/1000.

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