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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

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

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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.


Blog Posts


June 7, 2022

Ballroom C, 1st Session, Multireligious collaboration to improve pandemic response & resilience (EN) (Video)

Duration: 1 hours 6 minutes

April 29, 2022

Webinar: Listening to the Stories of Local Faith Actors on COVID-19 Response (Video)

Duration: 1 hours 32 minutes

April 1, 2022

Two-year updates from National and Regional Faith Actor COVID-19 Responses (Video)

Duration: 59 minutes

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