The Forgiveness Project shares stories of forgiveness in order to build hope, empathy and understanding.


Bud Welch

"About a year before the execution I found it in my heart to forgive Tim McVeigh. It was a release for me rather than for him."


Bjørn Magnus Jacobsen Ihler

"I believe that we have to recognize Breivik’s humanity. I find people’s efforts to dehumanize him really scary because that’s what he tried to do to us."


Zohar Shapira

"Once the anger ceases, the heart opens and understanding is possible."

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