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Forty years after the Yom Kippur War, Israel still finding itself

The Jewish High Holidays begin Wednesday at sundown. This year’s “Days of Awe” bring a somber anniversary. It is 40 years since Arab armies launched a surprise attack on Israel on Yom Kippur. It was as close as the Jewish … 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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British Council Awards Five Bridging Voices Grants

The British Council announced today that it has awarded five grants as part of its Bridging Voices program, which supports transatlantic academic and policy dialogues on religion and international affairs. The five grantees are British Muslims for Secular Democracy, Muslims … Continue reading

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World Youth Day: Pope Francis gets warm welcome in Brazil with tough task ahead

Francis has been much better received in Brazil than his predecessor was, but can he restore the church’s dominance? GlobalPost reports on the pope’s visit to Brazil as part of its Luce-supported Special Report, A Global Church.

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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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After Egypt Army Crackdown, Is Muslim Brotherhood Fighting for Survival?

Left staggering and angry by a series of arrests, the once-powerful Muslim Brotherhood now faces the most critical period in its 85-year history, analysts say. GlobalPost reports on Egypt in Crisis.

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America Abroad Media

America Abroad Media’s mission is to promote the free exchange of ideas, foster critical thinking, and empower self-governing citizens worldwide. To that end, AAM produces balanced and in-depth journalism that helps Americans develop an informed understanding of foreign affairs. The generous support … Continue reading

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American University – Center for Latin America and Latino Studies

The initiative, Religion and Violence in Latin America, seeks to illuminate how religion has related to violence in different contexts. Research has three key objectives: 1) to assess the impact of churches and religion on political change in Latin America through … Continue reading

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Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies: Princeton Luce Project

The Princeton Luce Project was convened by the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) and the Woodrow Wilson School of International and Public Affairs to explore the intersection of religion and international affairs with a focus on the … Continue reading

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The Bureau for International Reporting

The BIR strives to examine issues and places that often remain neglected because of the constraints on the modern US news market. Our model is to use new technology and streamlined production to efficiently yet thoroughly cover stories that otherwise would … Continue reading

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