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COVID-19

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The COVID-19 crisis presents faith communities around the world with unique challenges and opportunities to engage in contemporary debates on global health policy, bioethics, religious freedom, and social welfare. These resources consider how religion both impacts and is impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. For university COVID-19 guidance and updates, visit georgetown.edu/coronavirus.

Our Experts

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Paul Elie

Senior Fellow

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David Hollenbach

Senior Fellow
Walsh School of Foreign Service and Department of Theology and Religious Studies

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Katherine Marshall

Senior Fellow
Walsh School of Foreign Service, Executive Director of the World Faiths Development Dialogue

COVID-19 A-Z Subtopics

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Current and Past Projects

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Religious Responses to COVID-19

This project is a collaborative effort to explore the responses of religious actors to the COVID-19 pandemic and organize information so that it can be quickly found and used by development policymakers and practitioners and religious actors who seek to work together in the COVID-19 response.

Publications

Report May 17, 2021

2021 Strategic Note on Religion & Diplomacy

The 2021 Strategic Note on Religion & Diplomacy highlights key recent developments pertaining to the religious dimensions of major topics in foreign policy, offering a brief analysis of how religion fits into the picture and how religion may affect future developments.

Blog Posts

Videos

June 10, 2021

Responses to Anti-Asian Hate Crimes (Video)

Duration: 1 hours 28 minutes

May 13, 2021

Public Religions in the COVID-19 World (Video)

Duration: 1 hours 16 minutes

April 26, 2021

River Missionaries, Deforestation, and COVID-19 (Video)

Duration: 1 hours 1 minutes