ADELLE M BANKS, of Religion News Service, reports on how organisers of religious conferences in the US are adapting during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic...

CHRISTINE MURRAY, of Thomson Reuters Foundation, reports on how the coronavirus pandemic has set back efforts to dignose and treat the parasitic disease Chagas...

DOMINIC KIRUI, of Thomson Reuters Foundation, reports from a village in Kenya that's provided a refuge for women survivors of sexual assault and is now also leading the charge in providing them with land rights...

ALEJANDRA MOLINA, of Religion News Service, reports on how one priest's death from COVID-19 has helped ignite a consciousness around public health among farmworkers and others in Southern California’s Inland Empire region and the eastern Coachella Valley...

YONAT SHIMRON, of Religion News Service, reports on how the idea of complementarianism within Southern Baptist churches is changing for some...

CLAIRE GIANGRAVÉ looks at a new book by papal historian John Cornwell on Pope Francis...

A decade after protests first broke out in Syria leading to an ongoing civil war, BASSEM MROUE and SARAH EL DEEB, of Associated Press, report on how events in the provincial city of Daraa have reflected the broader arc of the war in Syria...

EDUARDO CAMPOS LIMA looks at a bill in Brazil which would toughen penalties for religious leaders who commit sexual abuse - and why some are viewing it with suspicion...

As Southern California’s housing crisis continues to fuel homelessness across the region, a number of churches, particularly Black congregations, are stepping up to build affordable housing on their church land. ALEJANDRA MOLINO, of Religion News Service, reports...

SAM MEDNICK, of Thomson Reuters Foundation, reports on the impact of drought and desertification on women in the landlocked West African nation...

TONNY ONYULO, writing for Religion News Service, reports from Tanzania, on how religious leaders and government officials are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic...

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