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Some See Plot To Create 'World Government' In Coronavirus Restrictions

A manifesto by some prominent Catholic leaders alleges that some powers are using the coronavirus as a "pretext" to foment worldwide panic, restrict freedom and gain control over citizens.

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Tom Gjelten reports on religion, faith, and belief for NPR News, a beat that encompasses such areas as the changing religious landscape in America, the formation of personal identity, the role of religion in politics, and conflict arising from religious differences. His reporting draws on his many years covering national and international news from posts in Washington and around the world.