Photos of the Week: Montenegro Pride, German call to prayer
By Kit Doyle · October 14, 2022
(RNS) — Each week Religion News Service presents a gallery of photos of religious expression around the world. This week’s photo gallery includes a Montenegro Pride parade, German call to prayer and more.
A Ukrainian serviceman places flowers on the grave of a recently killed fellow soldier in a cemetery, during Ukraine Defenders Day in Kharkiv, Ukraine, Friday, Oct. 14, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
Muezzin Mustafa Kader recites the call to prayer at the Cologne Central Mosque in Cologne, Germany, Friday, Oct. 14, 2022. The Islamic call to prayer is set to sound for the first time from one of Germany’s biggest mosques in Cologne on Friday — but at limited volume. It is part of an agreed upon project with authorities in the city that has one of the country’s biggest Muslim communities. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
Pope Francis celebrates a Mass for the canonization of two new saints, Giovanni Battista Scalabrini and Artemide Zatti, in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
Participants take part in a LGBTQ pride march in Podgorica, Montenegro, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. Several hundred people joined the LGBTQ pride march in Montenegro, held amid strong opposition from the influential Serbian Orthodox Church in the small conservative Balkan country. (AP Photo/Risto Bozovic)
People gather for a protest prayer led by the Serbian Orthodox Church against the holding of a LGBTQ pride march this weekend in Podgorica, Montenegro, Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. The influential church has called its followers in Montenegro to join the prayer for "the sanctity of marriage and preservation of family" after organizing a similar gathering in neighboring Serbia ahead of a pan-European pride event there last month. (AP Photo/Risto Bozovic)
A married Hindu woman looks at the moon through a sieve as part of a ritual to break her fast during Karva Chauth festival in Jammu, India, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022. Hindu married women decorate their hands with henna, wear colorful bangles and observe a fast to pray for the longevity and well being of their husbands during this festival. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
Jewish men pray as they attend a blessing ceremony during the Jewish holiday of Sukkot at the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray, in the Old City of Jerusalem, Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)
Worshippers pray with the four species of Sukkot — a palm branch, myrtle, willow and etrog, a citrus fruit — as ultra-Orthodox Jewish men of the Cohanim Priestly caste pray covered in prayer shawls as they participate in a blessing during the Jewish holiday of Sukkot at the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray, in the Old City of Jerusalem Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)
A Catholic church is reflected on a shop window in downtown Lisbon, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. The head of a lay committee looking into historic child sex abuse in the Portuguese Catholic Church said Tuesday in a news conference that the problem has in the past been "widespread" and on some occasions reached "truly endemic" proportions. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)
Two boys select pumpkins together. RNS archive photo. Photo courtesy of the Presbyterian Historical Society.
A young girl sweeps fallen leaves during Autumn 1955 in Oklahoma. RNS archive photo. Photo courtesy of the Presbyterian Historical Society.