December 5, 2014 /
Zach Child, Daniella Zalcman
Journalists explore religion, LGBT rights and freedom of expression around the world.
December 5, 2014 /
Caryle Murphy
Caryle Murphy reports on a growing debate on religion and its place in society in Saudi Arabia.
December 4, 2014 / Nautilus
Amy Maxmen
In Ethiopia, evolution is not a threat to people of faith.
July 8, 2014 / GlobalPost
Caryle Murphy
Saudi Arabia turns against political Islam with its ban on the Muslim Brotherhood.
July 2, 2014 / Al Jazeera America
Michael Edison Hayden, Sami Siva
In India, transgender women make a life on the margins of society.
June 30, 2014 / Untold Stories
Molly K. Dutmers
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
Molly K. Dutmers
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?
Image by James Harkin. Turkey, 2014.
June 26, 2014
James Harkin
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 / GlobalPost
Caryle Murphy
Saudi youth remain devout but want more openness in how their faith is practiced.
June 23, 2014 / Chicago Council on Global Affairs
Roger Thurow
Before the abductions in Nigeria, there was Aboke, Uganda.
June 12, 2014 / GlobalPost
Caryle Murphy
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
Tom Hundley
With one of the largest “youth bulges” in the region, Saudi Arabia’s demographic landscape is undergoing significant change.
June 9, 2014 / GlobalPost
Caryle Murphy
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.

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