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 the anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre in Bosnia, the transformation of Crystal Cathedral into Christ Cathedral in California, and more.

Coffins are carried for the funeral for of 33 newly identified victims of the July 11-22, 1995 Srebrenica massacre, in Potocari near Srebrenica, Bosnia, on July 11, 2019. Thousands of mourners, including relatives of the victims, gathered for the burials and a commemoration on the 24th anniversary of the massacre, the worst mass killing in Europe since World War II, in which more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslim men and boys were killed during the Bosnian civil war. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)

Young exiled Tibetan students wait to perform traditional dances at a celebration marking the 84th birthday of their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, at the Tsuglakhang temple in Dharmsala, India, on July 6, 2019. Sweets and cake were given out and prayers offered for the Dalai Lama, who did not attend the festivities. (AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia)

Nuns get a first look at the newly renovated Christ Cathedral on July 8, 2019, in Garden Grove, Calif. The 88,000-square-foot Catholic church, formerly the Crystal Cathedral, has undergone a $77 million renovation. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Veiled Iranian woman attend a ceremony in support of the observance of a strict Islamic dress code for women, in Tehran, Iran, on July 11, 2019. Thousands of religious women attended a rally in support of an Islamic dress code for women, which has been enforced since the 1979 Islamic Revolution. In recent years many women have worn hijab in a relaxed fashion, which has angered hard-liners. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at Morris Brown AME Church, on July 7, 2019, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)

A Hindu priest leads believers in ritual purification in the Datteln-Hamm canal in Hamm, Germany, on July 8, 2019. The nearby Hindu Shankarar Sri Kamadchi Ampal Temple is reported to be the largest Dravida Hindu Temple in mainland Europe. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Buddhist nationalists shout slogans during a rally to protect the country’s constitution and the majority Buddhist religion, on July 9, 2019, in Yangon, Myanmar. (AP Photo/Thein Zaw)

Mourners pray next to coffins in Potocari near Srebrenica, Bosnia, on July 11, 2019. The remains of 33 newly identified victims of the Srebrenica massacre were buried 24 years after Serb troops overran the eastern Bosnian Muslim enclave of Srebrenica and executed some 8,000 Muslim men and boys, which international courts labeled an act of genocide. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)

Couples dance at Zaryadye Park, with the Kremlin in the background, in Moscow, Russia, on July 8, 2019. Russia marks July 8 as the Day of Family, Love and Fidelity. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)