Renee de la Torre Castellanos studies religious history and anthropology at the Center for Research and Advanced Studies in Social Anthropology in Mexico City.
Nicolas M. Somma is an associate professor of sociology at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile. He is co-author of the book Links, Beliefs and Hopes: The Social Cohesion of Latin Americans and a 2017 article on religious change in the region.
Catholic leaders will gather in Rome later this month to discuss the clergy sex abuse crisis. Experts doubt they’ll approve any major policy changes.
Juan Carlos Cruz is an advocate for survivors of clergy sexual abuse. By sharing his own experience of abuse, he spurred the Vatican to take action in Chile and later received an apology from Pope Francis. Cruz now lives in Philadelphia and works in communications.
The Trump administration regularly announces new policies related to national security. This edition will help religion reporters keep up.
M. Daniel Carroll Rodas is an Old Testament scholar at Denver University. He is the author of Christians at the Border: Immigration, the Church and the Bible.
Kristina Arriaga de Bucholz is a commissioner on the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. She previously served as an adviser to the U.S. delegation to the United Nations Human Rights Commission.
Scholars, scientists and faith leaders around the world are working to reduce tensions between religion and science.
Ricardo Grzona is the executive president of the Ramon Pane Foundation, which developed an app for Catholic kids, based on Pokemon Go, called Follow JC Go.