News Photos of the Week

Photos of the Week

(RNS) — Each week Religion News Service presents a gallery of photos of religious expression around the world. This week’s gallery includes aftermath of the San Diego synagogue attack, cyclone recovery in Mozambique, and more.

Models perform a Muslim fashion show on an airport train in Jakarta, Indonesia, on May 2, 2019. The fashion show was held to greet the upcoming fasting month of Ramadan, the holiest month on the Muslim calendar. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)

Women dressed as witches dance in front of the fire during Walpurgis Night in Erfurt, Germany, on April 30, 2019. Costumed devils and witches meet to celebrate the holiday, which has pre-Christian origins. The event is named after St. Walburga, an English nun who helped convert the Germans to Christianity in the 8th century. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

Hannah Kaye, center, the daughter of shooting victim Lori Kaye, sits on the ground with her aunt, Randi Grossman, as the last shovels of dirt cover her mother’s grave during funeral services on April 29, 2019, in San Diego. Lori Kaye was killed when a man opened fire during a Passover service on April 27 inside a synagogue near San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Women and children shelter inside a Roman Catholic Church in Pemba city on the northeastern coast of Mozambique, on April, 29, 2019. Situated in the heart of an ethnically diverse city ravaged by Cyclone Kenneth, the Maria Auxiladora parish is housing close to 1000 people displaced by the storm. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

Angel Nolan, left, prays with Mary Francis Abbott in front of the state Capitol in Jackson, Miss., on May 2, 2019, during the National Day of Prayer. The annual day of observance is held on the first Thursday of May, designated by the United States Congress, calling all people of faith to pray for the nation and its leaders. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Ultra-Orthodox Jews watch the funeral procession of Menachem Mendel Taub, rabbi of the Kaliv Hasidic dynasty and a Holocaust survivor, during his funeral in Jerusalem, on April 28, 2019. Taub, the scion of a Hungarian rabbinic dynasty, who died at the age of 96. Taub helped produce a two-volume encyclopedia documenting Jewish religious martyrs killed in the Holocaust. His death came days before Israel marked Holocaust Remembrance Day, honoring six million Jews killed by Nazi Germany. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

An Indian Muslim woman enjoys a swing outside a polling booth after casting her vote in Mumbai, India, on April 29, 2019. Indians were voting Monday in the fourth phase of a staggered national election, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party facing a major test as it looks to govern for another five years. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

A left wing demonstrator takes part in the traditional May Day demonstration in Berlin, Germany, on May 1, 2019. May Day celebrations began millenia ago with the Roman Floralia, or festival of Flora, for the Roman goddess of flowers. Traditional May Day celebrations are largely overshadowed because May 1 is also now recognized as International Workers’ Day, which  regularly feature confrontations between labor groups and governments. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

Lithuanian Orthodox Christians hold candles and pray during an Easter vigil Mass at the Orthodox Church of the Holy Spirit in Vilnius, Lithuania, on April 28, 2019. Orthodox Christians around the world celebrated Easter on Sunday, April 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis)

A man sheltering from a cyclone reads a book inside a Roman Catholic Church in Pemba city on the northeastern coast of Mozambique, on April, 29, 201. Located in the heart of an ethnically diverse city ravaged by Cyclone Kenneth, the Maria Auxiladora parish is housing close to 1000 people displaced by the storm.(AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein, right, receives a hug as he leaves a news conference at the Chabad of Poway synagogue, on April 28, 2019, in Poway, Calif. Goldstein lost his right index finger when a man opened fire inside the synagogue near San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

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