Dubai Ismaili Centre, Webcast: Dr Karen Armstrong on ‘The Charter of Compassion’ | Saturday 22 September 2018 at 7 PM Gulf Standard Time

Dr Karen Armstrong, an internationally acclaimed scholar and best-selling author of numerous books on religion, will deliver an Ismaili Centre International Lecture at the Ismaili Centre, Dubai. Dr Armstrong will speak about the Charter of Compassion which she launched with religious leaders globally. The charter has over two million signatures and brings to light the…

Bringing communities together in an act of Compassion – By Karima Ramji at Times Colonist com Canada

 The second in the series of four multi-faith conversations that took place in Victoria for the past few Sunday afternoons was hosted by the Ismaili Muslim community. Inspired by Karen Armstrong’s book Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life, this series served to enhance one’s understanding of compassion from various faith perspectives. Not surprisingly, the Ismaili community began…

9/11 event focuses on Charter of Compassion – Naperville Sun News

Representatives of the Naperville Interfaith Leadership Association make final plans for the upcoming 9/11 community event Sunday at North Central College’s Wentz Hall. (From left) Tabassum Haleen from the Islamic Center of Naperville; Bernie Newman from Congregation Beth Shalom; Lynn Pries, chaplain of North Central College; and Cheri Rosales of St. Thomas the Apostle Church…

Videos and news on Karen Armstrong’s Charter for Compassion

About the Project The Charter for Compassion is the result of Karen Armstrong’s 2008 TED Prize wish and made possible by the generous support of the Fetzer Institute. It was unveiled to the world on November 12, 2009. Why a Charter for Compassion? The Charter of Compassion is a cooperative effort to restore not only compassionate…