A Muslim boy arrives at a mosque during Ramadan in Shah Alam, Malaysia, on May 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Annice Lyn)

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 features Pope Francis' visit to Romania, nearing the end of Ramadan, and more.

A Muslim boy arrives at a mosque during Ramadan in Shah Alam, Malaysia, on May 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Annice Lyn)


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Pro-choice activists carry a statue of the Virgin Mary tied with a green handkerchief symbolizing the abortion rights movement in Argentina, during a rally outside Congress in favor of legalizing abortion in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on May 28, 2019. Lawmakers said they would introduce a bill to legalize abortion for pregnancies up to 14 weeks. The Catholic church, which is prominent in the South American country, opposes the measure. (AP Photo/Marcos Brindicci)


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Pope Francis, left, prays with Romanian Orthodox Patriarch Daniel at the National Cathedral in Bucharest, Romania, on May 31, 2019. Francis began a three-day pilgrimage to Romania on Friday that was viewed as completing a 1999 trip by St. John Paul II that marked the first-ever papal visit to a majority Orthodox country.(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)


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Christina Perkins visits the Columbarium where her father is interred on Memorial Day at the Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, Mich., on May 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)


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Tourists walk past a statue of ancient Chinese philosopher Confucius at the Confucius Temple in Beijing, on May 28, 2019. China has begun five-day Confucian-culture immersion courses for religious leaders in the sage's hometown, as part of a campaign to extend government control over faith communities through sinicization, a process whereby non-Chinese societies come under the influence of Chinese culture. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)


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Kashmiri Muslim devotees react as a cleric displays a relic believed to be of the Prophet Muhammad at the Hazratbal shrine, during special prayers to observe the Martyr Day of Hazrat Ali, cousin of the Prophet Muhammad, in Srinagar, India, on May 27, 2019. The festival coincides with the 21st day of the Islamic holy month Ramadan. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)


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A masked Kashmiri protester jumps onto an armored vehicle of Indian police to throw a stone during a protest in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, on May 31, 2019. Government forces fired tear gas and pellets to disperse hundreds of protesters who clashed with them during a protest against the recent killing of Kashmir rebel leader and an annual protest marking Al-Quds Day. The last Friday of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan is observed in many Muslim communities as Al-Quds Day, or Jerusalem Day, as a way of expressing support to the Palestinians and emphasizing the importance of Jerusalem to Muslims. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)


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Clergy process past Pope Francis, center, as he arrives to celebrate Mass at Saint Joseph Catholic Cathedral in Bucharest, Romania, on May 31, 2019. Francis began a three-day pilgrimage to Romania on Friday that was viewed as completing a 1999 trip by St. John Paul II that marked the first-ever papal visit to a majority Orthodox country. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)


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A man pays respects at a makeshift memorial for the victims of a knife attack on May 28, 2019, in Kawasaki, just outside Tokyo. A man carrying a knife in each hand attacked a group of schoolgirls waiting at a bus stop. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)


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People shop for jewelry in preparation for upcoming Eid al-Fitr celebrations to mark the end of the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan, in Karachi, Pakistan, on May 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)


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