Jenny Lind Schmitt

Jenny is a correspondent for WORLD Radio and WORLD Magazine. She is a World Journalism Institute and Smith College graduate. She is the author of the novel Mountains of Manhattan and resides in Porrentruy, Switzerland, with her family. Follow her on Twitter @jlindschmitt.

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“Lockdown Lite” in Europe

Coronavirus | European nations try to stem rising COVID-19 cases while weighing the costs
by Jenny Lind Schmitt
Posted 11/24/20, 03:54 pm

Mike and Sharon Page’s church in Gauting, Germany, is open, but a new wave of COVID-19 has altered Sunday services once again. No singing indoors: The congregation heads outdoors to sing in the fresh air. When it rains, they stay inside and only worship leaders sing. 

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Protesting for change, praying for peace

Europe | Christians in Belarus find themselves caught in a government crackdown
by Jenny Lind Schmitt
Posted 9/03/20, 09:22 am

“Belarus has woken up,” said Bela-rusian opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya in an Aug. 25 address to members of the European Parliament. “We are not the opposition anymore. We are the majority now.”

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Jenny Lind Schmitt

Watching Europe shut down

Coronavirus | My there and back again story
by Jenny Lind Schmitt
Posted 3/21/20, 09:12 am

When President Trump made his proclamation banning travel from Europe just as my husband and I were leaving the country, we were alarmed. But when we looked at the text of the proclamation and realized the ban would not apply to U.S. citizens, we breathed a little more easily, knowing we would be able to get home again.

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