The Aga Khan. A Voice of Reason
His Highness the Aga Khan is the spiritual leader of Ismaili Muslims, a Shi'ite sect with 15 million followers around the world. A religious leader who traces his ancestry back to the Prophet Muhammad, he struggles to balance the traditional with the modern. Though born into a world of wealth and privilege, he devotes his life to eliminating poverty and inequality. At a time when Islam is at odds with itself and with the West, the Aga Khan represents a voice of moderation, speaking out for pluralism and diversity, and promoting dialogue between civilizations. But is he heard?