June 30, 2014 /
Despite torrential downpours, Pope Francis drew large crowds during a recent visit to Basilica di Santa Maria in Trastevere. Young and old were eager to receive a blessing from "Papa Francesco."
June 30, 2014
The Catholic Church stands at a crossroads—church attendance in Europe has decreased and the millennial generation is becoming detached. Can Pope Francis and the Church adapt to the modern era?
June 26, 2014
How some of northern Syria’s children are being reared into a life of praying and jihad by a new kind of puritanical islamist group called the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham.
June 23, 2014 /
Saudi youth remain devout but want more openness in how their faith is practiced.
June 23, 2014 /
Chicago Council on Global Affairs
Before the abductions in Nigeria, there was Aboke, Uganda.
June 12, 2014 /
Saudi Arabia finds itself in the midst of major social change as the relationship between the House of Saud and its official religious establishment shift.
June 12, 2014
With one of the largest “youth bulges” in the region, Saudi Arabia’s demographic landscape is undergoing significant change.
June 9, 2014 /
After decades of declining popularity under the ascendance of political Islam, Arabism is seeing a revival of sorts among Saudi youth as a way out of the sectarian conflicts now gripping the region.
June 6, 2014 /
The kingdom's official version of Islam, Wahhabism, has dampened Saudi creativity and impeded government modernization programs. But reform is in the air.
June 4, 2014
The 21 Pulitzer Center student fellows from our Campus Consortium partners this year will report on a range of complex issues from around the world—from public health to the environment.