Catholicism’s Civil War Spills Into Bolivia
The pope is reaching out to indigenous people, and the right aren’t happy.
Hezbollah’s Old Tricks Won’t Work in Lebanon
The Shiite group has to decide whether it is a resistance movement or part of the establishment.
It Isn’t Just the Rohingya. Myanmar Is Now Attacking Buddhists in Rakhine State, Too.
This latest battle could be the army’s undoing.
For Uighur Muslims in China, Life Keeps Getting Harder
Concentration camps, surveillance, and spies keep the community under tight control.
Iran Is Losing the Middle East, Protests in Lebanon and Iraq Show
Tehran may be good at winning influence, but it is bad at ruling after that.
Lebanon’s Year of Fire
From self-immolations to forest blazes, the country’s conflagrations are igniting pan-sectarian protests.
Lithuania Is Forming a New Relationship With Its Past—and With Israel
As political ties flourish, the country is taking tenuous steps to confront its Holocaust history. But it hasn’t gone far enough.
In Kashmir, Modi Is Failing Both Muslims and Hindus
India’s ruling party has long promised justice for Kashmiri Hindus who were forced out of their homes in 1990. But a continuing lockdown is only creating a deeper wedge between Hindus and Muslims.
Italy’s Great Schism
Italian Catholics are deeply divided between traditionalists and supporters of Pope Francis’s liberal vision. Matteo Salvini is seeking to give the Vatican’s detractors a new political home.
To Protect Human Rights Abroad, Preach to Trump Voters
Religious leaders can help convince the most ethnocentric and authoritarian U.S. voters to oppose Washington’s backing of abusive dictators.
Meet Israel’s New Kingmaker
Avigdor Lieberman could determine whether Benjamin Netanyahu gets another term. What does he want?
Young Voters Care About Abortion Policy. Argentine Politicians Are Ignoring Them.
The youth vote is becoming increasingly important in Argentina, but the leading presidential candidates are deliberately avoiding the issue that matters most to them.
Hezbollah’s Rainbow Coalition
The Shiite group is making inroads with other communities. Here’s how—and why.
India Faces a Looming Disaster
Narendra Modi’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party is an election-winning machine. But its ideology is sharply at odds with economic or social common sense.
Mohammed bin Salman Is Making Muslims Boycott Mecca
The Saudi crown prince’s regional aggression and disdain for human rights have prompted religious scholars and pious pilgrims to refuse to go on the hajj.
Muslim Health Care for All
How religious communities in the United States are providing free health care and overcoming anti-immigrant sentiment.
Papa, Don’t Preach
Italy’s far-right deputy prime minister, Matteo Salvini, is publicly attacking the pope in a battle for the country’s soul.