(RNS) — Each week Religion News Service presents a gallery of photos of religious expression around the world. This week’s photo gallery includes Passover, Ramadan and Easter all overlapping.
Jewish men attend an outdoor prayer and celebration of the Jewish holiday of Passover, in central Tel Aviv, Israel, Tuesday, April 11, 2023. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
Covered in prayer shawls, Jewish men of the Cohanim Priestly caste participate in a blessing during the holiday of Passover, overlooking the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray, with the golden Dome of the Rock in the background, in Jerusalem's Old City, Sunday, April 9, 2023. The Cohanim, believed to be descendants of priests who served God in the Jewish Temple before it was destroyed, perform a blessing ceremony of the Jewish people three times a year during the festivals of Passover, Shavuot and Sukkot. (AP Photo/Ohad Zwigenberg)
Israelis visit a car show at the memorial site for the Israeli military's Armored Corps during the Jewish holiday of Passover, in Latrun, Israel, Monday, April 10, 2023. Many Israelis take the week off for vacation and travel to tourist sites and special exhibitions during the holiday break. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
Israeli police escort Jewish visitors marking the holiday pf Passover to the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as the Temple Mount, in the Old City of Jerusalem during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, Sunday, April 9, 2023. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)
Buyers select hand decorated Easter eggs on Orthodox Good Friday at a green market in Belgrade, Serbia, Friday, April 14, 2023. Orthodox Serbs celebrate Easter on April 16, according to the old Julian calendar. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Pierbattista Pizzaballa leads the Easter Sunday Mass at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, where many Christians believe Jesus was crucified, buried and rose from the dead, in the Old City of Jerusalem, Sunday, April 9, 2023. Since the rise of Israel's most right-wing government in history, church leaders say the 2,000-year-old Christian community in Jerusalem has come under increasing attack, with an uptick in harassment of clergy and vandalism of religious properties. Several church leaders, including the head of the Roman Catholic Church in the region, told The Associated Press they fear that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's ultranationalist coalition has empowered extremists. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean, File)
Romanian Orthodox priests and believers stand outside the Patriarchal Cathedral after an Orthodox Palm Sunday pilgrimage in Bucharest, Romania, Saturday, April 8, 2023. (AP Photo/Andreea Alexandru)
Orthodox Christian worshippers carry crosses during a Good Friday procession in Jerusalem's Old City, Friday, April 14, 2023. About 300 million Orthodox Christians around the world will celebrate Easter on Sunday, April 16, the most important religious holiday in the Orthodox Christian calendar. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)
People shout slogans and wave Palestinian flags during a rally marking the Al-Quds (Jerusalem) Day outside the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, April 14, 2023. Al-Quds Day began in 1979 when the late Iranian leader Ayatollah Khomeini declared the last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan as a day to demonstrate the importance of Jerusalem to Muslims. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
Muslim worshippers perform Friday prayers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the Old City of Jerusalem, during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, Friday, April 14, 2023. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)
A boy serves food as Muslims break their day-long fast of the holy month of Ramadan at Jama Masjid in Ahmedabad, India, Friday, April 14, 2023. Muslims across the world are marking the holy month of Ramadan, a period of intense prayer, self-discipline, dawn-to-dusk fasting and nightly feasts. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
Members of the nation's first families pray for the late U.N. Ambassador Adlai Stevenson during services at Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., in July 1965. Behind Lady Bird Johnson, kneeling, in the first row from left are President Lyndon Johnson, Luci Johnson, Vice President Hubert Humphrey, Muriel Humphrey and Maj. James Cross, aide to the President. RNS archive photo. Photo courtesy of the Presbyterian Historical Society.
Ruth Miller, administrative assistant of the Committee for a Christian University in Japan, discusses plans with the Rev. Michio Kozaki, moderator of the Church of Christ in Japan, circa 1948. The University Committee was sponsored jointly by the Federal Council of Churches and the Foreign Missions Conference of North America. RNS archive photo. Photo courtesy of the Presbyterian Historical Society.