Shiite Muslim women mourn during a ceremony commemorating the death anniversary of Fatima, the daughter of Islam's Prophet Muhammad, at a central square of Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020. In the Shiite-dominated country, mourners paid tribute during nationwide gatherings to the most sacred woman in their faith, who died around 630 AD and whose death's cause is a matter of dispute between Islam's Shiite and Sunni sects historians. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

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 International Holocaust Remembrance Day for the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi death camp, fears of the spreading coronavirus, and more.

Shiite Muslim women mourn during a ceremony commemorating the death anniversary of Fatima, the daughter of Islam's Prophet Muhammad, at a central square of Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020. In the Shiite-dominated country, mourners paid tribute during nationwide gatherings to the most sacred woman in their faith, who died around 630 AD and whose death's cause is a matter of dispute between Islam's Shiite and Sunni sects historians. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

An orthodox priest walks after paying respects at the Holocaust memorial in Bucharest, Romania, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. Romania marked the International Holocaust Remembrance Day on the 75th anniversary of the Soviet army's liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp. (AP Photo/Andreea Alexandru)

Holocaust survivors and dignitaries arrive to put candles at a memorial site at the Auschwitz Nazi death camp in Oswiecim, Poland, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. Survivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp gathered for commemorations marking the 75th anniversary of the Soviet army's liberation of the camp, using the testimony of survivors to warn about the signs of rising anti-Semitism and hatred in the world today. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

Holocaust survivors and other attendees hold flowers during a wreath ceremony on the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day in the former Nazi concentration camp Buchenwald near Weimar, Germany, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. January 27 is the date in 1945 when the Soviet army liberated the largest Nazi death camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau, Poland, where more than 1 million prisoners were killed. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

French President Emmanuel Macron, left, visits the the renovated Wall of Names, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, at the Mémorial de la Shoah in Paris. The Wall of Names at the Holocaust museum lists the names of roughly 76,000 French Jews who were deported and murdered by the Nazis. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, Pool)

 

Several Buddhist monks wear masks as they walk near Royal Palace in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. Countries are taking many precautions to avoid the spread of the coronavirus from China. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)

 

A woman wears a protective mask during a Mass in the Chinatown area of Manila, Philippines, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020. The Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines said communions must be placed on the hands instead of putting it in the mouth of churchgoers as a precautionary measure in masses to help prevent the spread of the new coronavirus in this predominantly Roman Catholic country. Health Secretary Francisco Duque confirmed the Philippines' first case of a new virus that has infected thousands in China. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

 

Fans pay their respects at a memorial for Kobe Bryant near Staples Center, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Los Angeles. Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

 

Workers clean the roof of the Kaaba, the cubic building at the Grand Mosque, as worshippers circumambulate it during the minor pilgrimage, known as Umrah, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

 

Cardinal Philippe Barbarin speaks during a press conference in Lyon, central France, after a French appeals court acquitted him of covering up the sexual abuse of minors in his flock, Thursday, Jan.30, 2020. (AP Photo/Laurent Cirpriani)

 

Hindu holy men perform a ritual by burning dried cow dung at Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna, and mythical Saraswati, at the annual traditional fair of Magh Mela in Prayagraj, India, Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

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