Category Archives: Europe and North Eurasia

Bombed and blamed: Pakistan’s Christians are in trouble

Some Karachi residents have an easier time dismissing violence when it targets Christians, a small minority group in Pakistan. Mariya Karimjee reports for GlobalPost on the local response to the suicide bombing at All Saints Church in Peshawar on Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Pakistan: The Madrassa Myth

A group of young boys wearing tight, crocheted caps rock back and forth as they recite verses from the Quran. Their voices—some loud, some hushed—resound through the domed mosque in a cacophony of swirling melodies. Recent reports have pointed to … Continue reading

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Pope Francis’ Woman Problem

His recent comments and ministrations fall short when it comes to Roman Catholic women. Diane Winston, Knight Chair in Media and Religion, writes about Pope Francis and the church’s gender divide.

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Iran at the Crossroads

  America Abroad recently partnered with a leading public radio station in Los Angeles, KCRW, to host an international radio town hall – Iran at the Crossroads – on the country’s latest presidential election. The discussion brought together a panel of experts and … Continue reading

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