Photos of the Week: SBC in New Orleans, Trump indictments
By Kit Doyle · June 16, 2023
(RNS) — Each week Religion News Service presents a gallery of photos of religious expression around the world. This week’s photo gallery includes the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in New Orleans, the federal indictment of former President Donald Trump and more.
Former President Donald Trump prays with pastor Mario Bramnick, third from right, and others at Versailles restaurant on Tuesday, June 13, 2023, in Miami. Trump appeared in federal court Tuesday on dozens of felony charges accusing him of illegally hoarding classified documents and thwarting the Justice Department's efforts to get the records back. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Supporters of former President Donald Trump pray together as they gather in Tropical Park in Miami, to convoy to his Mar-A-Lago club in Palm Beach, Fla., Sunday, June 11, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
The Rev. Dr. Jared Cramer of St. John's Episcopal Church and clergy members pray at a pride worship service at the Lynne Sherwood Waterfront Stadium in Grand Haven, Michigan, on Saturday, June 10, 2023. The festival — which organizers had hoped would attract at least 500 attendees — drew thousands of people from all over who came to experience the first-time event's drag show, dance party and vendor-filled streets. (AP Photo/Kristen Norman)
Morning light illuminates the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, or the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, June 15, 2023. The organization that handles claims on behalf of Jews who suffered under the Nazis said Thursday that Germany has agreed to extend another $1.4 billion overall for Holocaust survivors around the globe for the coming year. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Pope Francis leaves the Agostino Gemelli University Polyclinic in Rome, Friday, June 16, 2023, nine days after undergoing abdominal surgery. The 86-year-old pope was admitted to Gemelli hospital on June 7 for surgery to repair a hernia in his abdominal wall and remove intestinal scar tissue that had caused intestinal blockages. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
The Rev. Linda Barnes Popham addresses the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in New Orleans, La., on June 13, 2023. Popham's church, Fern Creek Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky, was expelled by the denomination. RNS photo by Emily Kask
Southern Baptist Convention delegates, known as messengers, visit the exhibit hall during the convention's annual meeting in New Orleans, Wednesday, June 14, 2023. RNS photo by Emily Kask
Messengers attend the first day of the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La., on June 13, 2023. RNS photo by Emily Kask
Pastor Mike Keahbone, center, leads prayer with the Southern Baptist Convention’s Abuse Reform Implementation Task Force during the SBC annual meeting in New Orleans, Wednesday, June 14, 2023. RNS photo by Emily Kask
A child plays during day two of the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in New Orleans, Wednesday, June 14, 2023. RNS photo by Emily Kask
Paul Chitwood, president of the SBC's International Mission Board, prays during the first day of the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on June 13, 2023. RNS photo by Emily Kask
Attendees pass through the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center during the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in New Orleans, Wednesday, June 14, 2023. RNS photo by Emily Kask
Youth in Seattle, Washington, pray for peace in Vietnam in 1967. RNS archive photo. Photo courtesy of the Presbyterian Historical Society.
The Rt. Rev. Henry Knox Sherrill, Presiding Bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church, plants the "Presiding Bishop's Tree" at Iolani School in Honolulu, Hawaii, in 1955. Iolani School was the site of the church's 58th Triennial General Convention. The rainbow shower tree, one of 43 forming an avenue of shower trees, was planted as a living symbol of the Episcopal Church. RNS archive photo. Photo courtesy of the Presbyterian Historical Society.