Photographer ALBIN HILLERT was at the UN Climate Summit held in Madrid, Spain, for the Lutheran World Federation, over the past couple of weeks. Here's a gallery of images that give a glimpse into some of the faith-based activism that went on...

ALEJANDRA MOLINA, of Religion News Service, reports on how churches - in the US and elsewhere - are using Nativity display to make points about everything from the separation of families at the US border to the impacts of climate change...

CLAIRE GIANGRAVÉ, of Religion News Service, reports on director Terrence Mallick's latest movie, 'A Hidden Life', which tells the story of a peasant in Nazi-occupied Austria who refuses to swear loyalty to Hitler because of his Catholic faith...

EDUARDO CAMPOS LIMA, of Religion News Service, looks at the struggle of Catholic associations for their future survival...

EMILY MACFARLAN MILLER, of Religion News Service, speaks with actor Mark Ruffalo about how his diverse faith background not only motivated him to take on the starring role in "Dark Waters" but has also grounded his activism over the years...

SONIA ELKS, of Thomson Reuters Foundation, looks at the emerging area of digital property rights...

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THIN LEI WIN, of Thomson Reuters Foundation, reports on the growing debate over the use of plant gene data to combat the impacts of climate change...

ROSA FURNEAUX, of Thomson Reuters Foundation, reports on a new initiative to help Somalis when disaster strikes...

MANIPADMA JENA, of Thomson Reuters Foundation, looks at how rising heat is changing lives in the Indian state of Orisha...

ALEJANDRA MOLINA, writing for Religion News Service, reports on an effort in the US to better understand the role of chaplains...

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