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Photos of the Week

This week’s gallery includes the start of the Jewish High Holy Days, Rev. Franklin Graham touring North Carolina, and more.

A novice monk sleeps during a talk by the Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama at the Tsuglakhang temple in Dharmsala, India, on Sept. 4, 2019. The three-day talk, which was organized at the request of a Southeast Asian Buddhist group, ended Friday. (AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia)

(RNS) — Each week Religion News Service presents a gallery of photos of religious expression around the world. This week’s gallery includes the start of the Jewish High Holy Days, Rev. Franklin Graham touring North Carolina, and more.

Audience members join hands in worship at the Franklin Graham Decision America event at the Pitt County Fairgrounds in Greenville, N.C. on Oct. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Chris Seward)

An Indian man inspects the head of an effigy of mythical demon king Ravana before purchasing it ahead of the Hindu festival Dussehra in New Delhi, India, on Oct. 4, 2019. The effigy will be burned during the festival, which celebrates the defeat of demon king Ravana at the hands of Hindu god Rama, marking the triumph of good over evil. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

Pittsburghers Kitsy McNulty of Shadyside, from left, with her grandchildren Grace Randall, 15, and Quinn Randall, 13, both of Highland Park and Lily McNulty, 11, of the North Side, all form a Star of David with their hands, mimicking an image from the “#HeartsTogether: The Art of Rebuilding” sidewalk gallery outside the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, on Sept. 29, 2019. Sunday evening was the start of Rosh Hashana, the first since a gunman killed 11 people at the synagogue on Oct. 27, 2018. (Rebecca Droke via AP)

Devotees in a pandal, a temporary structure set up to worship Hindu goddess Durga, during the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, India, on Oct. 2, 2019. The five-day festival commemorates the slaying of a demon king by goddess Durga, marking the triumph of good over evil. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)

Newly consecrated bishops Paolo Rudelli, from right, Antoine Camilleri, Paolo Borgia and Michael Czerny lay on a carpet as Pope Francis celebrates their consecration Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica, at the Vatican, on Oct. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, pool)

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, left, leads a prayer on the field with other players after an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams, on Oct. 3, 2019, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

An exile Tibetan nun listens to her spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, unseen, during a religious talk in Dharmsala, India, on Oct. 3, 2019. The talk, arranged at the request of a Taiwanese Buddhist group, is scheduled to end Saturday. (AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia)

Ellen Katzen, center, of Squirrel Hill, attends services on the first night of Rosh Hashana at Temple Sinai in Pittsburgh, on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019. It was the first Jewish New Year since a gunman killed 11 congregants at a nearby synagogue on Oct. 27, 2018. (Rebecca Droke via AP)

Botham Jean’s younger brother Brandt Jean hugs convicted murderer and former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger after delivering his impact statement to her after she was sentenced to 10 years in jail, on Oct. 2, 2019, in Dallas. Brandt Jean said he forgave Guyger, who shot and killed Botham Jean, an unarmed 26-year-old neighbor, in his own apartment last year. She told police she thought his apartment was her own and that he was an intruder. The judge in the trial then presented Guyger with a Bible. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool)

Three Buddhists visit the “Music and the Spoken Word” broadcast by the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square in Salt Lake City on Sept. 29, 2019. Photo courtesy of Erika Munson

Pope Francis, left, watches the unveiling of a new sculpture on Migrant and Refugee World Day, in St. Peter’s Square, at the Vatican, on Sept. 29, 2019. (Vincenzo Pinto/Pool Photo via AP)

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