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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (C) celebrates his reelection. New Delhi, India. May 23, 2019. Xinhua Xinhua/eyevine/Redux

Election Season in Varanasi

June 10, 2019

This story was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center. Like most Hindus who’ve been living in Varanasi their entire lives, fifty-three-year-old professor Vishwambhar Nath Mishra takes a dip, every day, in the holy Ganges River. At sunr [...]

Photographs by Eloisa Lopez

Church vs. State

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal but popular war on drugs has forced the Catholic Church to ask itself a defining question: What is its responsibility under an immoral regime?

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Truth’s Empire

September 8, 2020

This is a story about money and statistics, and it begins with three nuns.