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Religion

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.

 

Aftermath of Boko Haram Christmas Day Bombings

Photographer Bénédicte Kurzen documents the aftermath of the Christmas Day attack in Madalla, Nigeria, where the Islamist militant group Boko Haram set off a bomb at a Catholic church.

Jamaica: Baby Steps Towards Tolerance

Jamaican LGBT rights groups strive for acceptance and equality in the face of societal oppression and increasing hostility. More than 60 cases of anti-gay violence were reported in 2011.

A Casualty of the Afghan Opium Trade

As the world's biggest supplier of opium and its derivatives, Afghanistan not only faces skyrocketing cases of drug violence and addiction, but also of girls being traded to settle drug-related debts.

Nigeria: Boko Haram 101

Veteran Africa correspondent Joe Bavier explains Boko Haram, the Nigerian terror group responsible for the Christmas Day church bombings.