The predominantly Afro-Colombian region Chocó faces poverty, violence, and environmental destruction. Compensating for state neglect, the Catholic Church has allied with communities to prevent conflict.
Religion serves as the social bedrock of many communities around the globe, while also acting as a source of division and conflict. Pulitzer Center stories tagged with “Religion” feature reporting on faith, its effects on people’s lives, and the role it plays in civil society. Use the Pulitzer Center Lesson Builder to find and create lesson plans on religion.