IARJ board member Pedro Brieger writes about the evolving relationship between the papacy and Latin America. His column—posted in Spanish and English—begins: “La historia latinoamericana y caribeña desde la conquista española estuvo atravesada por la influencia de la espada y la cruz.”
Larbi Megari, an Algerian journalist, scholar and leader in groundbreaking efforts to lift up international reporting on religion, will be inducted into the International Association of Religion Journalists Hall of Fame in March 2022.
In this column in our “News and Views” series, IARJ board member Prince Charles Dickson describes the complex structure of religion and politics in Nigeria.
In our fifth global discussion about religion and politics, IARJ members from North America discuss common misconceptions about the complex influence of religion in shaping community life and national policies.
In our second “IARJ News and Views” column, our IARJ Sub-Saharan Africa Representative Yazeed Kamaldien writes about his participation in the Global Exchange on Religion in Society (Geris) project funded by the European Union, which recently took participants to the United States to explore challenges journalists face in covering the theme “Being a Minority.”
In a new occasional series of columns, called “IARJ News and Views,” we are inviting some of our veteran members to share perspectives from their regions of the world. In a first column, former IARJ Executive Director Endy Bayuni writes about his perspective from Indonesia on the United Nation’s decision to declare a special day, each year, to combat Islamophobia.
In our continuing series of profiles of IARJ leaders, Jelena Jorgačević talks with Douglas Todd about the challenges of covering religion in Serbia.
In our fourth global discussion about religion and politics, IARJ members from Europe discuss current challenges journalists face in navigating political and religious forces in their countries. Joining moderator Jelena Jorgacevic are Georgia Geleoudi, a religion blogger covering Greece and Cyprus; Hendro Munsterman, Vatican and Rome Correspondent for the Dutch daily newspaper Nederlands Dagblad; and Jonah Mandel, an IARJ founding member and a correspondent in Israel for the French news agency AFP.
In our continuing series of IARJ board-member profiles, Indeewari Amuwatte talks about the dramatic challenges of covering religion in an accurate and balanced way in Sri Lanka. In 2019, those challenges included covering the tragic Easter bombings.
In our third global discussion about religion and politics, IARJ members from Africa discuss current challenges journalists face in navigating political and religious forces in their countries.