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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.

 

Taxi in Tbilisi

From actor in St. Petersburg to taxi driver in Tbilisi: one displaced person's search for a place to belong.

Memories from Qemmamine

Hiking along the Lebanon Mountain Trail, Catherine Cartier stopped for one night in Qemmamine, where she listened to her hosts as they remembered their village's past.

The Rohingya Crisis

Did the United States ignore signs of a coming mass atrocity against the Rohingya when it chose to upgrade its relationship with Myanmar and lift sanctions on the country?

Rohingya Under Attack

"All I have left are my words," the Rohingya Muslim refugee said. The AP documents systematic gang rape of Rohingya women by the Myanmar military, and reconstructs a massacre in one Rohingya village.

Women's Rights in Poland

After a failed attempt to completely ban abortion, a look at the ongoing reality of women's rights in Poland.

Iran Wins in Iraq

In a multi-part series for PBS NewsHour , Reza Sayah and Gelareh Kiazand look at Iran’s influence in its war-torn neighbor.

Catholic Sex Abuse in Guam

Guam is reeling from nearly 100 lawsuits alleging sexual abuse by various Catholic priests, including the archbishop. Why has it taken so long for these accusations to surface?

Germany: Religion for the Resettled

How are newly arrived refugees interacting with preexisting Muslim, Christian and other religious communities in Germany? What role does faith play in their integration, or lack thereof?

Mainstreaming Pakistan's Tribal Areas

Even as they grapple with US drones, the Pakistani military, and al-Qaeda and Taliban jihadis, the seven million residents of FATA are struggling to bring the rule of law to their land.

Morocco as a Moderate Islamic Hub

Morocco is on the verge of transformation, maneuvering to be a financial and political leader in Africa and hub for tolerant Islam. Will a divided society go along with its liberal king?

Meet Student Fellow Yasmin Bendaas

Wake Forest University student reporting fellow Yasmin Bendaas examines the tradition of facial tattooing in Algeria.

Gender Lens: Refugees and Migration

Journalists and activists joined together for a conversation on the impact of gender and gender roles on the refugee experience—exploring how the most vulnerable are affected and how they cope.

Analyzing How the Press Depicts Islam

Students will expand their understanding of Islam by comparing press coverage to what Muslims in the Middle East are doing to try to prevent the world from misunderstanding what most Muslims believe.

Religion and Power

Students will analyze the role of religion in many different aspects of people’s lives and analyze how deeply faith can impact a society’s progress.