Sam Hodges of The Dallas Morning News reports:
"Odyssey Networks Presents" to Air Archbishop Desmond Tutu Interview on Hallmark Channel Sunday, February 15
New York- Odyssey Networks and The Fetzer Institute have partnered to air an in-depth interview with Archbishop Desmond Tutu on "Odyssey Networks Presents" Sunday, February 15, at 7:00AM ET/PT on Hallmark Channel. Speaking to a crowd at Western Michigan University, Tutu discusses the transformative power of love and forgiveness and the impulse toward goodness in all of us. "Imagine! We are a gift to one another…the world is in our hands." are reminders Desmond Tutu shares in a conversation with Fetzer Institute President Tom Beech.
Beech explains what makes Archbishop Desmond Tutu such a remarkable figure: "Throughout his life, he has countered war with peace, injustice with justice, violence with truth and reconciliation, bitterness with forgiveness, fear with love, hope, and an unfailing belief in human goodness. He’s done this with wisdom, humility, strength, perseverance and if you’ve ever been anywhere near him, you know that he’s also done this with a warm sense of humor." Nobel Peace Prize winner Tutu is well-known for his participation in the struggle against apartheid in South Africa and his work as Chairman for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission
The broadcast version of the interview will be available online February 15 at http://www.odysseynetworks.org. Selected clips from the interview are available now and the full-length version will be available February 16 at http://www.fetzer.org .
About Fetzer Institute
The Fetzer Institute’s mission, to foster awareness of the power of love and forgiveness in the emerging global community, rests on its conviction that efforts to address the critical issues facing the world must go beyond political, social, and economic strategies to their psychological and spiritual roots. The Institute works with global leaders, organizations, and individuals to bring the power of love and forgiveness to the center of individual, community, and organizational life.
About Odyssey Networks
Odyssey Networks is the nation’s largest coalition of Christian, Jewish and Muslim faith groups dedicated to media production, distribution and promotion. Together, these faith groups have more than 200,000 congregations with 120 million congregants. A list of member faith groups and organizations is available at OdysseyNetworks.org Odyssey Networks is a service of the National Interfaith Cable Coalition, Inc., established in 1987.