JAMIE ATEN and KENT ANNAN, of the Humanitarian Diasster Institute at Wheaton College in the US, writing against the backdrop of the first anniversary of the declaration of the COVID-19 pandemic, look at the importance of publicly marking the anniversaries of disasters and tragedies...

In an article first published on Religion News Service, US Catholic commentator THOMAS REESE argues that Pope Francis' visit to Iraq went beyond expectations in achieving its goals...

ELLIS HEASLEY, of UK-based religious freedom advocacy CSW, looks at the case of Iranian church leader  Yousef Nadarkhani and why a ruling from the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention on his case is important ...

Sojourners founder JIM WALLIS, in an article published on Religion News Service, looks at why all of Congress should support the American Recovery Plan...

In an article first published on Religion News Service, CHRISTINE LUBY, a former public affairs officer for interfaith conflict resolution organisation, the International Dialogue Center, looks at the important role religious leaders are playing in bringing peace to the strife-torn Central African Republic...

In an article to mark International Women's Day, SAMARA LINEHAN, of Baptist World Aid Australia, on why, as Christians, it's important to "seek out discomfort" and #ChoosetoChallenge" gender injustices around the world...

In an article first published on The Conversation, ÑUSTA CARRANZA KO, of the University of Baltimore, looks at the fight for justice for the victims of forced sterilisation in Peru...

US Catholic commentator THOMAS REESE, in an article first published on Religion News Service, says the current minimum wage in the US doesn't come close to meeting requirements of a "living wage"...

In an article first published on The Conversation, MARK K GEORGE, a professor at Iliff School of Theology in the US, says the Bible offers an example of how, amid binary approaches to US history, the debate about how America tells its story can be reframed...

In an article first published on The Conversation, STEPHEN DUCKETT and ANIKA STOBART, of the Grattan Institute, highlight key findings from Australia's Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety...

In an article first published on Religion News Service, KNOX THAMES, a former special adviser for religious minorities at the US Department of State, looks at the hopes of religious minorities around Pope Francis' upcoming visit to Iraq...

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