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Djimon Hounsou reads the Charter for Compassion


[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9BADZ62u5xI] With a little help from Dave Stewart, actor Djimon Hounsou reads the stirring words of the Charter for Compassion. As it plays, onscreen, visit some of the places around the world — synagogues, mosques, churches, ashrams, even a prison — where the Charter for Compassion is hung and its words are lived.

Powerful quotes from the Charter for Compassion launch


Pulled from Twitter coverage of the live Charter event: “Compassion is a dangerous dream beacause it rocks the foundations of old interests and gives us new ground to stand on.” Rev. Dr. Joan Brown Campbell “In this room, we have words that make a difference between death and life. Words can bring life and words []