(RNS) — Each week Religion News Service presents a gallery of photos of religious expression around the world. This week’s photo gallery includes the 10th anniversary of Pope Francis' papacy and more.
Pope Francis adjusts his skull cap at the end of his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at The Vatican, Wednesday, March 15, 2023. Francis passed his 10th anniversary as pope on March 13. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Rosaries are displayed for sale outside the Metropolitan Cathedral in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Monday, March 6, 2023. Once the Archbishop of Buenos Aires, Jorge Bergoglio left Argentina in February 2013 to attend the conclave that elected him as the successor to Benedict XVI on March 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Faithful walk towards the Cathedral to attend a Mass celebrating 15 years of the Familia Grande Hogar de Cristo organization that works to rehabilitate drug addicts and marking Pope Francis' 10 year anniversary as Pope, in Lujan, Argentina, Saturday, March 11, 2023. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Pope Francis waves to faithful as he arrives for his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 15, 2023. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Christian Orthodox pilgrims light candles at the Greek Orthodox monastery of Apostolos Andreas in the Karpasia Peninsula in the Turkish occupied area at the northern part of the divided island of Cyprus, on Sunday, March 12, 2023. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
Exile Tibetan Buddhist monks shout slogans during a protest march to commemorate the 64th anniversary of an uprising, in Dharamshala, India, Friday, March 10, 2023. Thousands of Tibetans had surrounded the Potala Palace in the Tibetan capital Lhasa to protect their leader the Dalai Lama in 1959. (AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia)
Followers of the Sabean Mandaeans faith, a pre-Christian sect that follows the teachings of the Bible's John the Baptist, perform rituals in the Tigris River during a celebration marking "Banja," or Creation Feast, in central Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, March 14, 2023. Iraqi Sabaean Mandeans view John the Baptist as its central prophet and submerge themselves in the Tigris during an annual five-day ritual. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
Flames rise from a bottled gas warehouse near the center of Belfast after a bomb, planted by an armed group, exploded on Sept. 6, 1973. RNS archive photo. Photo courtesy of the Presbyterian Historical Society.
Christians from many parts of the country donated funds or furnishings to assist reconstruction of 38 Black Baptist churches bombed or burned in Mississippi in 1965. This Communion service was sent to the Committee of Concern by Plymouth Baptist Church in Oakland, Calif. Shown unpacking the gift at Baptist headquarters in Jackson, Mississippi, are Leonard Thompson, from left, Dr. William P. Davis of Jackson, and Dr. Joe Odle, editor of the Baptist Record, the weekly of the Mississippi Baptist Convention. The Committee of Concern was an interracial, inter-religious group dedicated to the rebuilding of the Negro churches destroyed or badly damaged. Of the 38 churches, 12 have been rebuilt, nine dedicated and eight are nearing completion. RNS archival photo by Elsie Chambers. Photo courtesy of the Presbyterian Historical Society.