Photos of the Week

This week’s photo selection includes an annual Hindu festival atop a volcano, the Dalai Lama's 85th birthday and more.

(RNS) — Each week Religion News Service presents a gallery of photos of religious expression around the world. This week’s photo selection includes an annual Hindu festival atop a volcano, the Dalai Lama’s 85th birthday and more.

Hindu devotees and visitors make their way to the top of of Mount Bromo at dawn during Yadnya Kasada festival in Probolinggo, East Java, Indonesia, Tuesday, July 7, 2020. Every year people gather for the annual festival where offerings of rice, fruit, vegetables, livestock and money are made to Hindu gods at the active volcano to ask for blessings and assure a bountiful harvest. (AP Photo/Trisnadi)

A villager uses a net to catch offerings thrown into the crater of Mount Bromo by Hindu devotees during Yadnya Kasada festival in Probolinggo, East Java, Indonesia, Tuesday, July 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Trisnadi)

A Jewish man prays outside his house, as synagogues are limited to 20 people following the government’s measures to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, in Bnei Brak, Israel, Thursday, July 9, 2020. Israel is going through a new coronavirus outbreak that is hammering both the economy and public health. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

Clergy line up at the start of a Mass at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, July 4, 2020. Following an easing of restrictions related to COVID-19, the Catholic Church in Rio celebrated its first Mass with 30% of its worshippers, while observing preventive measures to avoid spreading the novel coronavirus. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

The Rev. Isaac A. Henderson looks over the South Dade Labor Camp, near Princeton, Florida, in 1965, where for 15 years he led a migrant ministry program for the National Council of Churches. RNS archive photo by Albert Coya. Photo courtesy of the Presbyterian Historical Society

An exiled Tibetan Buddhist monk lights a ceremonial fire to mark the 85th birthday of his spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, on the terrace of a small monastery in Dharmsala, India, Monday, July 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia)

Exiled Tibetan artists perform a special song to mark the 85th birthday of their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, whose portrait is seen at rear, at an official function in Dharmsala, India, on July 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia)

Veterinarians, wearing face masks as a precaution against the coronavirus, examine cows prepared for the upcoming Eid al-Adha festival, at a slaughterhouse in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, July 10, 2020. Eid al-Adha, or Feast of Sacrifice, is an Islamic holiday that commemorates the willingness of Prophet Ibrahim — Abraham to Christians and Jews — to sacrifice his son. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)

Claudia Balderas, 51, prays for her brother, who died from COVID-19 in May, on Monday, July 6, 2020, while attending the first in-person Mass in almost four months at Saint Bartholomew Roman Catholic Church in Queens, New York. (AP Photo/Jessie Wardarski)

Bang Khiet Nghe, holding flowers, a 14-year-old Vietnamese refugee who had escaped to the People’s Republic of China (PRC), is shown after her arrival in New York, on or about March 5, 1980. Greeting Bang at John F. Kennedy International Airport are her mother, Ai Link Huynh, her three brothers, and Bruce Leimsidor, right, of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS). HIAS helped bring her to the U.S., marking the first time the Jewish migration agency assisted and received a refugee directly from China. The organization had previously brought Mrs. Huynh and her sons from Malaysia in 1979. RNS archive photo. Photo courtesy of the Presbyterian Historical Society