In early May, religion reporters around the world are preparing stories on Eid al-Fitr, the closing festival of Ramadan. Reporting from his home in Algeria, Larbi Megari describes both the optimism and the anxieties common in Muslim communities as families experience their second Ramadan during the COVID pandemic.
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As the IARJ’s co-managing director, based in Italy, Elisa Di Benedetto reports on the Vatican’s leading role in trying to motivate faith-related institutions and communities around the world to focus on the global crisis in caregiving for the world’s elderly.
Please, watch our IARJ dialogue about the role of religion in the turbulent U.S. election. Do you have suggestions for our planning team about future dialogues? Click on the “Contact” link in the upper-right corner of our front page and send us a note.
Members of the IARJ will discuss the relationship between religion and the U.S. 2020 election on December 9, 2020.
Maria-Paz Lopez reports on the IARJ’s series of global dialogues about how COVID-19 is impacting faith communities in different parts of the world. We brought together journalists from diverse regions to share their stories on faith and coronavirus, and to reflect on how world religions are facing this unusual situation.