Refugees coming to Germany bring with them vastly different ideas about religion. Now, their relationship with their faith is being shaped once again in their new country.
Europe has managed to slow the flow of migrants, at least for now — but is undermining its most cherished values in the process.
An unprecedented wave of African migration is warping Europe’s politics and threatening its stability. Can the Continent respond without destroying its values and wreaking havoc in Africa?
In Germany, Christian churches play a key role in sheltering asylum seekers. There are 351 Christian sanctuary locations, hosting 551 refugees and displaced people, including 127 children.
Kinstler traveled to Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Ludwigsburg, Germany, to observe the work of Central Office prosecutors, who scour archives in the pursuit of sorely belated justice.
Since 1958, a handful of German government prosecutors have sought to bring members of the Third Reich to trial. But the world’s biggest cold-case investigation will soon be shut down
Breaking fast and hearing stories from resettled refugees in Berlin, one iftar at a time.
Breaking fast with the biggest Islamic organization in Germany, one with controversial ties to the Turkish government, and a Syrian take on religion, compulsion, and "helping refugees."
Berlin's Muslim community is raising controversial questions about the proper role of Islam in a European society and the degree to which it can or should be be liberalized.
Visiting a German church filled with Iranian and Afghan asylum seekers, all supposed converts to Christianity.
Far from trying to “Islamicize” the country, some Syrian refugees find its version of Islam too conservative for their taste.
The Bavarian city of Traunreut is working to integrate 600 refugees. Some locals are helping. Others are rallying against the arrivals. It's a challenging situation for everyone.
A series on Europe’s controversial "pay-to-stay" effort to fight migration at its source.
A team of German prosecutors are scouring two continents for Nazis who have managed to escape justice, hoping to bring them to trial before it's too late.
How are newly arrived refugees interacting with preexisting Muslim, Christian and other religious communities in Germany? What role does faith play in their integration, or lack thereof?
"A Postcard Home" is a collaborative series exploring a remarkable chapter in human migration through the viewpoint of a child.
What is home for war refugees and the communities trying to integrate them? Where do conflicts arise and how do diverse people find common ground? A series about war refugees starting over in Europe.
From smugglers in Agadez, to factory owners in Turkey, to the Italian and Nigerian mafias in Italy, and small business owners in Greece, people making a killing off the global migrant crisis.
Some 1.1 million migrants came to seek asylum in Germany’s borders in 2015 and more are on their way. What's life like for refugees after they arrive?
The crisis in Europe has created entire towns of refugees in rural Germany and prompted an epidemic of xenophobic arson attacks across the country.
Northern Europe can teach important lessons about how to help slow, and to prepare for, global warming. We report on the relatively low carbon foot print of northern Europe and sea-level-rise plans.
There are approximately 3 million individuals of Turkish descent living in Germany. Past studies have shown that they may not be afforded the same educational opportunities as ethnic Germans.
Thousands of displaced Syrians have made treacherous journeys across land and sea to the safe haven of Europe. But many here don’t want them. How are the new immigrants adapting and adjusting?
An American military medical facility has become one of the most active organ donor hospitals in Germany. That’s because a high percentage of mortally wounded U.S. troops are donating their organs in a country where organ donation is still a verboten topic.
Malia Politzer and Emily Kassie report on those profiting from the refugee crisis from smugglers in an outpost on the edge of the Saharan desert to small-time drug dealers in Sicily.
Ben Mauk discusses his year-long Pulitzer Center project on the EU asylum crisis, which culminated in three wide-ranging stories on migration, asylum, and xenophobia.
Photographer Diana Markosian discusses her collaborative series, 'Year One,' which profiles a refugee family's first year in Germany as they witness some of their first experiences.
Laura Kasinof learns what it means to leave everything behind and move to a new country with little knowledge of what the future will hold.
Scott Anderson discusses how he chronicles the lives of six people to tell the story of the collapse of the Middle East. "We're all living with the fall-out of what has happened in this region."
This week: A deep dive into the complexities of European migration, our grantees win an Emmy, and how the Internet hurt Myanmar overnight.
Grantee journalists present thought-provoking narratives on the refugee crisis, exhibiting a myriad of lessons learned and reflecting on questions that linger after returning from the field.
This week: the lives of refugees throughout Europe and beyond, the humanitarian crisis caused by Boko Haram, Russian hacking in Eastern Europe, and the ICIJ wins the Pulitzer Prize.
There are two weeks left to submit photos of strong women to the joint assignment with NatGeo Your Shot.
Honored reporting covers issues ranging from refugees and the world economy to human rights abuses by the Assad regime.
2016 fellows report on a range of complex issues from around the world—from global health and perceptions of identity to environmental degradation and innovation.
The Pulitzer Center staff share favorite images from 2015.
Our 2015 student fellows take on the world.
Governments and aid organizations routinely earmark billions of dollars for overseas aid. Could "privatized" forms of aid prevent that money from going to waste?
Students journey across the globe to report on issues that matter—from migration to global health and indigenous land rights.
Thousands of displaced Syrians journeyed across land and sea to the safe haven of Europe. How is this war's diaspora adapting behind closed doors?
Pulitzer Center grantees Karl E. Meyer and Shareen Blair Brysac uncover stories of peace among people of diverse ethnicities in their third book together, “Pax Ethnica: Where and How Diversity Succeeds."
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This lesson looks at climate change and how some countries are trying to combat it.
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.