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INDIA
RTX1569Q
November 09, 2013
Hindu women carrying offerings stand in the waters of the Sun Lake as they worship the Sun god Surya...
Chandigarh, India
Hindu women carrying offerings stand in the waters of the Sun Lake as they worship the Sun god Surya...
Hindu women carrying offerings stand in the waters of the Sun Lake as they worship the Sun god Surya during the Hindu religious festival of Chatt Puja in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh November 9, 2013. Womenfolk fast for the whole day for the betterment of their family and society during the festival. REUTERS/Ajay Verma (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
INDIA
RTX155JN
November 08, 2013
A Hindu woman worships the Sun god Surya on the banks of the river Ganges during the Hindu religious...
Kolkata, India
Hindu woman worships the Sun god Surya on the banks of the river Ganges during the Hindu religious festival...
A Hindu woman worships the Sun god Surya on the banks of the river Ganges during the Hindu religious festival of Chatt Puja in Kolkata November 8, 2013. Womenfolk fast for the whole day for the betterment of their family and the society during the festival. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
INDIA
RTX155FW
November 08, 2013
Hindu devotees gather to worship the Sun god Surya on the banks of the Ganges river during the Hindu...
Patna, India
Hindu devotees gather to worship the Sun god Surya on the banks of the Ganges river during the Hindu...
Hindu devotees gather to worship the Sun god Surya on the banks of the Ganges river during the Hindu religious festival of Chatt Puja in the eastern Indian city of Patna November 8, 2013. Womenfolk fast for the whole day for the betterment of their family and the society during the festival. REUTERS/Krishna Murari Kishan (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
ISRAEL/
RTX152LF
November 06, 2013
Christian pilgrims from the U.S. form a circle as they dip in the water of the Jordan River during a...
Tiberias, Israel
Christian pilgrims from the U.S. form a circle as they dip in the water of the Jordan River during a...
Christian pilgrims from the U.S. form a circle as they dip in the water of the Jordan River during a ceremony at the Yardenit baptismal site near the northern Israeli city of Tiberias November 6, 2013. Yardenit is one of the sites along the Jordan River where it is believed Jesus was baptized. REUTERS/Nir Elias (ISRAEL - Tags: RELIGION TRAVEL)
PAKISTAN/
RTX152B2
November 06, 2013
A man prays in the mist on Margalla Hills in Islamabad November 6, 2013. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra (PAKISTAN...
Islamabad, Pakistan
A man prays in the mist on Margalla Hills in Islamabad
A man prays in the mist on Margalla Hills in Islamabad November 6, 2013. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra (PAKISTAN - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION ENVIRONMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
KOREA/
RTX1521S
November 06, 2013
Mothers and grandmothers pray for their family members' success in the college entrance examinations...
Seoul, South Korea
Mothers and grandmothers pray for their family members' success in the college entrance examinations...
Mothers and grandmothers pray for their family members' success in the college entrance examinations at a Buddhist temple in Seoul November 6, 2013. In South Korea, there is no higher achievement than to be accepted by a prestigious university. As a result, many students prepare for these entrance exams from an early age, often studying up to 16 hours a day for years to take this test. The government-sponsored scholastic aptitude test will be administered on November 7 this year, throughout the nation. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji (SOUTH KOREA - Tags: SOCIETY EDUCATION RELIGION)
ISRAEL/
RTX14V1K
October 31, 2013
A member of the Israeli Ethiopian community prays during a ceremony marking the Ethiopian Jewish holiday...
Jerusalem, Israel
A member of the Israeli Ethiopian community prays during a ceremony marking Sigd in Jerusalem
A member of the Israeli Ethiopian community prays during a ceremony marking the Ethiopian Jewish holiday of Sigd in Jerusalem October 31, 2013. The holiday symbolizes the community's connection to Jerusalem. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun (JERUSALEM - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY IMMIGRATION RELIGION)
PERU
RTX14RXP
October 28, 2013
Believers dressed in purple carry a replica of the painting of the "Lord of Miracles", Peru's most revered...
Lima, Peru
Believers dressed in purple carry a replica of the painting of the "Lord of Miracles", Peru's most revered...
Believers dressed in purple carry a replica of the painting of the "Lord of Miracles", Peru's most revered Catholic religious icon, in a major procession through central Lima October 28, 2013. The painting can be traced to the colonial era when an Angolan slave drew an image of a black Jesus Christ on the walls of a hut in a plantation of Pachacamila, near Lima. The image is known as the "Lord of Miracles", after an earthquake in the 17th century destroyed most of the city, leaving only the mural standing. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo (PERU - Tags: RELIGION TRAVEL)
IVORYCOAST/
RTX14C04
October 15, 2013
A girl prays during Eid el-Kebir at a mosque in Koumassi, in the Ivorian capital Abidjan, October 15,...
Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire
A girl prays during Eid el-Kebir at a mosque in Koumassi, in the Ivorian capital Abidjan
A girl prays during Eid el-Kebir at a mosque in Koumassi, in the Ivorian capital Abidjan, October 15, 2013. Muslims around the world celebrate Eid el-Kebir, also known as Eid al-Adha, by slaughtering sheep, goats, camels and cows to commemorate Prophet Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son, Ismail, on God's command. REUTERS/Thierry Gouegnon (IVORY COAST - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
PHILIPPINES/
RTX14BXJ
October 15, 2013
Filipino Muslims pray during Eid Al-Adha celebrations in Manila's Luneta park October 15, 2013. Muslims...
Manila, Philippines
Filipino Muslims pray during Eid Al-Adha celebrations in Manila's Luneta park
Filipino Muslims pray during Eid Al-Adha celebrations in Manila's Luneta park October 15, 2013. Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha to mark the end of the haj pilgrimage by slaughtering sheep, goats, camels and cows to commemorate Prophet Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son, Ismail, on God's command.REUTERS/Erik De Castro (PHILIPPINES - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
RUSSIA/
RTX14BLL
October 15, 2013
Muslims attend an Eid al-Adha mass prayer in Moscow, October 15, 2013. Muslims around the world celebrate...
Moscow, Russia
Muslims attend an Eid al-Adha mass prayer in Moscow
Muslims attend an Eid al-Adha mass prayer in Moscow, October 15, 2013. Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha to mark the end of the haj pilgrimage by slaughtering sheep, goats, camels and cows to commemorate Prophet Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son, Ismail, on God's command. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin (RUSSIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
INDIA/
RTX1492C
October 12, 2013
Hindu devotees perform Garba, a traditional folk dance, during the celebrations to mark the Navratri...
Surat, India
Hindu devotees perform Garba, a traditional folk dance, during the celebrations to mark the Navratri...
Hindu devotees perform Garba, a traditional folk dance, during the celebrations to mark the Navratri festival at Surat in the western Indian state of Gujarat October 12, 2013. Devotees worship various forms of Hindu goddesses during the festival, whose name literally means nine nights. REUTERS/Amit Dave (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
SAUDI-HAJ/KISWA
RTX147ME
October 11, 2013
Muslim pilgrims pray atop Mount Thor in the holy city of Mecca ahead of the annual haj pilgrimage October...
Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Muslim pilgrims pray atop Mount Thor in the holy city of Mecca ahead of the annual haj pilgrimage
Muslim pilgrims pray atop Mount Thor in the holy city of Mecca ahead of the annual haj pilgrimage October 11, 2013. Mount Thor marks the start of the journey of the Prophet Mohammad and his companion Abu Bakr Al-Sadeeq from Mecca to Medina. It houses Thor cave where Prophet Mohammed is believed to have hid from the people of Quraish before his Hijra (migration) to Medina. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa (SAUDI ARABIA - Tags: RELIGION)
THAILAND/
RTX147IC
October 11, 2013
A devotee of "Chao Pho Kuan U Shrine" runs on burning charcoal as he performs a fire-walking ceremony...
Phang Nga, Thailand
A devotee of "Chao Pho Kuan U Shrine" performs a fire-walking ceremony during celebrations for the vegetarian...
A devotee of "Chao Pho Kuan U Shrine" runs on burning charcoal as he performs a fire-walking ceremony during celebrations for the vegetarian festival in Phang Nga October 11, 2013. The festival, featuring face-piercing, spirit mediums and strict vegetarianism, celebrates the local Chinese community's belief that abstinence from meat and various stimulants during the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar will help them obtain good health and peace of mind. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha (THAILAND - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
BRAZIL/
RTR3FLMJ
October 04, 2013
A woman attends a mass with her dog on the feast day of St Francis, the patron saint of animals, at Sao...
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Woman attends a mass with her dog on the feast day of St Francis at Sao Francisco de Assis Church in...
A woman attends a mass with her dog on the feast day of St Francis, the patron saint of animals, at Sao Francisco de Assis (St Francis of Assisi) Church in Sao Paulo October 4, 2013. A blessing for animals is given for pets after mass every year on St Francis' feast day. REUTERS/Nacho Doce (BRAZIL - Tags: RELIGION ANIMALS)
ISRAEL/
RTX1416E
September 26, 2013
An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Rabbi carries Torah scrolls as others dance during Simhat Torah celebrations...
Bnei Brak, Israel
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Rabbi carries Torah scrolls as others dance during Simhat Torah celebrations in...
An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Rabbi carries Torah scrolls as others dance during Simhat Torah celebrations in a synagogue in Bnei Brak near Tel Aviv September 26, 2013. The worshippers are marking the end of the annual cycle of the reading of the Torah and the beginning of the next cycle. REUTERS/ Nir Elias (ISRAEL - Tags: RELIGION)
PAKISTAN-SUFI/
RTX1414U
September 26, 2013
A devotee leans his head on the door at the tomb of Sufi saint Syed Usman Marwandi, also known as Lal...
Sehwan, Pakistan
A devotee leans his head on the door at the tomb of Sufi saint Syed Usman Marwandi, also known as Lal...
A devotee leans his head on the door at the tomb of Sufi saint Syed Usman Marwandi, also known as Lal Shahbaz Qalandar, in Sehwan Sharif, in Pakistan's southern Sindh province September 5, 2013. The green letters read: "Allah (God) Prophet Mohammed and Imam Ali". Picture taken September 5, 2013. To match Feature PAKISTAN-SUFI/ REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro (PAKISTAN - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION)
SPAIN/
RTX13SQV
September 20, 2013
Ahmed El Jaidi (back), 46, prays as he stages a sit-in with others facing possible eviction, at an office...
Madrid, Spain
Ahmed El Jaidi prays as he stages a sit-in with others facing possible eviction, in Madrid
Ahmed El Jaidi (back), 46, prays as he stages a sit-in with others facing possible eviction, at an office of Larcovi, the property promoter managing the social rent flat he resides in, in Madrid September 16, 2013. El Jaidi, his wife and four children have been living in the social rent flat since 2008. In January 2012, he lost his cleaner job after 20 years of employment, and stopped paying rent shortly after, resulting in a debt of 8,457 euros plus interest, he says. Negotiation proved futile. After hours of waiting to be let inside on this day, he was asked to return the next day, only to be told eviction would be carried out on September 20, 2013 as planned. Picture taken September 16, 2013. REUTERS/Susana Vera (SPAIN - Tags: BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT REAL ESTATE CIVIL UNREST SOCIETY)
PALESTINIANS-ISRAEL/
RTX13JUP
September 13, 2013
The Dome of the Rock is seen in the background as Palestinian men pray in the Arab east Jerusalem neighbourhood...
Jerusalem, Israel
The Dome of the Rock is seen in the background as Palestinian men pray in the Arab east Jerusalem neighbourhood...
The Dome of the Rock is seen in the background as Palestinian men pray in the Arab east Jerusalem neighbourhood of Ras al-Amud September 13, 2013. Israeli police declared an age limit on Friday for Palestinians wanting to enter the Old City, only allowing males above the age of 45 and all females to enter, as Yom Kippur, the Jewish day of atonement, begins at sundown. REUTERS/Ammar Awad (JERUSALEM - Tags: RELIGION)
USA/
RTX13EQU
September 09, 2013
Visitors prostrate themselves in prayer at the 9/11 Memorial in New York September 9, 2013. REUTERS/Eric...
New York, UNITED STATES
Visitors prostrate themselves in prayer at the 9/11 Memorial in New York
Visitors prostrate themselves in prayer at the 9/11 Memorial in New York September 9, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
SYRIA-CRISIS/
RTX13DH5
September 08, 2013
A Free Syrian Army fighter prays near a weapon in a trench in Al-Maliha, Damascus suburbs September 8,...
Damascus, Syria
A Free Syrian Army fighter prays near a weapon in a trench in Al-Maliha, Damascus suburbs
A Free Syrian Army fighter prays near a weapon in a trench in Al-Maliha, Damascus suburbs September 8, 2013. REUTERS/Raje Alsori (SYRIA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CONFLICT MILITARY RELIGION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
LEBANON-SYRIA/
RTX13C0H
September 07, 2013
Lebanese and Syrian Christian Maronites pray for peace in Syria, in Harisa, Jounieh September 7, 2013....
JOUNIEH, Lebanon
Lebanese and Syrian Christian Maronites pray for peace in Syria, in Harisa, Jounieh
Lebanese and Syrian Christian Maronites pray for peace in Syria, in Harisa, Jounieh September 7, 2013. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban (LEBANON - Tags: POLITICS RELIGION)
ISRAEL/
RTX138K5
September 05, 2013
Jews take part in the Tashlich prayer, a Rosh Hashanah ritual, on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea,...
Ashdod, Israel
Jews take part in the Tashlich prayer, a Rosh Hashanah ritual, on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea,...
Jews take part in the Tashlich prayer, a Rosh Hashanah ritual, on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, in the southern city of Ashdod September 5, 2013. During the prayer, bread crumbs are tossed into the waters to symbolically cast away sins. REUTERS/Amir Cohen (ISRAEL - Tags: RELIGION)
ISRAEL/
RTX137SV
September 05, 2013
Orthodox Christian worshippers gather before the start of a procession outside Jerusalem's Old City September...
Jerusalem, Israel
Orthodox Christian worshippers gather before the start of a procession outside Jerusalem's Old City
Orthodox Christian worshippers gather before the start of a procession outside Jerusalem's Old City September 5, 2013. About two hundred Orthodox Christians took part in an annual procession in which an icon of the Virgin Mary is carried from a church at the foot of the Mount of Olives believed by Christians to mark the tomb of the Virgin Mary back to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City. REUTERS/Ammar Awad (JERUSALEM - Tags: RELIGION)
KOREA-EDUCATION/FORTUNES
RTX135KI
September 03, 2013
A mother bows before religious idols that Shaman Choi Kuing-hun believes in as he looks on at his house...
SEONGNAM, South Korea
A mother bows before religious idols that Shaman Choi Kuing-hun believes in as he looks on at his house...
A mother bows before religious idols that Shaman Choi Kuing-hun believes in as he looks on at his house in Seongnam, south of Seoul, August 16, 2013. Anxious parents have long sought hints from fortune-tellers about how well their children will do in school. The shamans, men and women who perform traditional religious rites, say parents asking about their children's academic and career prospects - at 50,000 to 100,000 won ($45 to $90) an hour - usually take the advice they get very seriously. Picture taken on August 16, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji (SOUTH KOREA - Tags: EDUCATION SOCIETY)
KOREA/
RTX12WWC
August 26, 2013
Catholic nuns attend mass at the Jesuit Apostolic Center in Seoul August 26, 2013. Hundreds of Catholic...
Seoul, South Korea
Catholic nuns attend mass at the Jesuit Apostolic Center in Seoul
Catholic nuns attend mass at the Jesuit Apostolic Center in Seoul August 26, 2013. Hundreds of Catholic nuns and monks from convents across the country gathered in Seoul on Monday to attend mass together as they demand an apology from South Korean President Park Geun-Hye, to take responsibility for a spy agency scandal, and a reform of the national spy agency. Local media reported that the National Intelligence Service (NIS) conducted an online smear campaign to sway public opinion in favor of then ruling Saenuri party candidate Park before last December's presidential election. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won (SOUTH KOREA - Tags: POLITICS RELIGION CIVIL UNREST)
INDIA
RTX12H7T
August 11, 2013
A Hindu devotee with his mouth pierced with skewers and dressed as Hindu goddess Durga walk through a...
Chennai, India
Hindu devotee with his mouth pierced with skewers and dressed as Hindu goddess Durga walk through road...
A Hindu devotee with his mouth pierced with skewers and dressed as Hindu goddess Durga walk through a road as he takes part in a religious procession during Aadi festival in the southern Indian city of Chennai August 11, 2013. Hundreds of faithful devotees offer sacrifices and perform acts of devotion during the festival in the hopes of winning the favour of Hindu goddess Durga and after their wishes are fulfilled. REUTERS/Babu (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
INDIA
RTX12H7R
August 11, 2013
Hindu devotees carry their children as they hang from wooden poles using hooks pierced through their...
Chennai, India
Hindu devotees carry children as they hang from wooden poles using hooks pierced through their back and...
Hindu devotees carry their children as they hang from wooden poles using hooks pierced through their back and are rotated as part of a ritual during Aadi festival in the southern Indian city of Chennai August 11, 2013. Hundreds of faithful devotees offer sacrifices and perform acts of devotion during the festival in the hopes of winning the favour of Hindu goddess Durga and after their wishes are fulfilled. REUTERS/Babu (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
INDIA
RTX12H7I
August 11, 2013
A Hindu devotee with his body pierced with skewers walks through a road as he takes part in a religious...
Chennai, India
A Hindu devotee with his body pierced with skewers walks through a road as he takes part in a religious...
A Hindu devotee with his body pierced with skewers walks through a road as he takes part in a religious procession during Aadi festival in the southern Indian city of Chennai August 11, 2013. Hundreds of faithful devotees offer sacrifices and perform acts of devotion during the festival in the hopes of winning the favour of Hindu goddess Durga and after their wishes are fulfilled. REUTERS/Babu (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
INDIA
RTX12H79
August 11, 2013
A Hindu devotee gets his cheeks pierced as he takes part in an annual religious procession called "Shitla...
Chandigarh, India
Hindu devotee gets his cheeks pierced as he takes part in an annual religious procession called "Shitla...
A Hindu devotee gets his cheeks pierced as he takes part in an annual religious procession called "Shitla Mata" in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh August 11, 2013. Hindu devotees subject themselves to painful rituals during the religious procession to demonstrate their faith and as a penance to the deity at a temple dedicated to the goddess Shitla. REUTERS/Ajay Verma (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
INDIA
RTX12H76
August 11, 2013
Hindu devotees are daubed in chilli paste after they were showered with milk, as part of a ritual during...
Chennai, India
Hindu devotees are daubed in chilli paste after they were showered with milk, as part of a ritual during...
Hindu devotees are daubed in chilli paste after they were showered with milk, as part of a ritual during Aadi festival in the southern Indian city of Chennai August 11, 2013. Hundreds of faithful devotees offer sacrifices and perform acts of devotion during the festival in the hopes of winning the favour of Hindu goddess Durga and after their wishes are fulfilled. REUTERS/Babu (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
PALESTINIANS-ISRAEL
RTX12AMW
August 04, 2013
Female Palestinian worshippers pray in front of the Dome of the Rock, in the Al Aqsa Mosque compound...
Jerusalem, Israel
Female Palestinian worshippers pray in front of the Dome of the Rock, in the Al Aqsa Mosque compound...
Female Palestinian worshippers pray in front of the Dome of the Rock, in the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem early August 4, 2013, during Lailat-Al-Qadr, or Night of Power, in which the Muslim Holy book of Koran was revealed to Prophet Mohammad by Allah. REUTERS/Ammar Awad (JERUSALEM - Tags: RELIGION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
EGPYT-PROTESTS/
RTX1290C
August 03, 2013
Members of the Muslim Brotherhood and supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi attend evening...
Giza, Egypt
Supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mursi attend evening prayers in Giza
Members of the Muslim Brotherhood and supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi attend evening prayers called "Tahajjud" during the holy month of Ramadan around Cairo University and Nahdet Misr Square where they are camping in Giza, south of Cairo August 2, 2013. The United States said on Friday it would work with other nations to resolve Egypt's crisis peacefully, injecting new energy into a push to end a bloody standoff since the overthrow of Mursi. The Brotherhood, decrying what it sees as a coup against the country's first freely-elected head of state, escalated its protest campaign by announcing two new sit-ins and three marches to sensitive security facilities. The head band reads, "Muslim Brotherhood." REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh (EGYPT - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST RELIGION)
COSTA-RICA/
RTX127N3
August 01, 2013
Pilgrims walk on their knees inside the Basilica of Los Angeles in Cartago, August 1, 2013. Thousands...
Cartago, Costa Rica
Pilgrims walk on their knees inside the Basilica of Los Angeles in Cartago
Pilgrims walk on their knees inside the Basilica of Los Angeles in Cartago, August 1, 2013. Thousands of devotees make pilgrimages across the country to pay their respects and seek blessings from Costa Rica's patron saint "La Negrita". REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate (COSTA RICA - Tags: RELIGION)
COSTA-RICA/
RTX127MU
August 01, 2013
A man walks on his knees with a replica of the Virgin of Los Angeles inside the Basilica de Los Angeles...
multiple cities, Costa Rica
A man walks on his knees with a replica of the Virgin of Los Angeles inside the Basilica de Los Angeles...
A man walks on his knees with a replica of the Virgin of Los Angeles inside the Basilica de Los Angeles in Cartago August 1, 2013. Thousands of devotees make pilgrimages across the country to pay their respects and seek blessings from Costa Rica's patron saint "La Negrita". REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate (COSTA RICA - Tags: RELIGION)
PAKISTAN/
RTX1263N
July 31, 2013
Pakistani Shi'ite Muslims carry a model of the Tomb of Imam Ali during a ceremony marking his death anniversary...
Lahore, Pakistan
Pakistani Shi'ite Muslims carry a model of the Tomb of Imam Ali during a ceremony marking his death anniversary...
Pakistani Shi'ite Muslims carry a model of the Tomb of Imam Ali during a ceremony marking his death anniversary in Lahore July 31, 2013. Imam Ali, the son-in-law and cousin of Prophet Mohammad, was wounded in the head during a battle and died after two days in 661 AD in Najaf. REUTERS/Mohsin Raza (PAKISTAN - Tags: ANNIVERSARY RELIGION SOCIETY)
NEPAL
RTX125XZ
July 31, 2013
A devotee offers prayer in front of the Boudhanath Stupa in Kathmandu July 31, 2013. Listed in the world...
Kathmandu, Nepal
A devotee offers prayer in front of the Boudhanath Stupa in Kathmandu
A devotee offers prayer in front of the Boudhanath Stupa in Kathmandu July 31, 2013. Listed in the world heritage site by UNISCO, the Boudhanath Stupa is considered one of the holiest places for Buddhists. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar (NEPAL - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
CAMBODIA/
RTX124H6
July 30, 2013
The exact times for the five daily prayers are written on a small board (L) as ethnic Cham Muslims pray...
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Ethnic Cham Muslims pray at their makeshift mosque on the banks of the Mekong river in Phnom Penh
The exact times for the five daily prayers are written on a small board (L) as ethnic Cham Muslims pray at their makeshift mosque on the banks of the Mekong river in Phnom Penh July 29, 2013. About 100 ethnic Cham families, made up of nomads and fishermen without houses or land who arrived at the Cambodian capital in search of better lives, live on their small boats on a peninsula where the Mekong and Tonle Sap rivers meet, just opposite the city's centre. The community has been forced to move several times from their locations in Phnom Penh as the land becomes more valuable. They fear that their current home, just behind a new luxurious hotel under construction at the Chroy Changva district is only temporary and that they would have to move again soon. Picture taken July 29, 2013. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (CAMBODIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
GIBRALTAR/
RTX1248E
July 29, 2013
Women sit on a bench as they pray at the Cathedral of Saint Mary the Crowned in the British colony of...
Gibraltar, Gibraltar
Women sit on a bench as they pray at the Cathedral of Saint Mary the Crowned in the British colony of...
Women sit on a bench as they pray at the Cathedral of Saint Mary the Crowned in the British colony of Gibraltar July 29, 2013. REUTERS/Jon Nazca (GIBRALTAR - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
POPE-BRAZIL/
RTX12218
July 28, 2013
A Catholic faithful kneels while Pope Francis celebrates mass at Copacabana Beach on his sixth day in...
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
A Catholic faithful kneels while Pope Francis celebrates mass at Copacabana Beach on his sixth day in...
A Catholic faithful kneels while Pope Francis celebrates mass at Copacabana Beach on his sixth day in Rio de Janeiro July 27, 2013. Pope Francis on Saturday encouraged Brazil's young people, who have protested against corruption in their country, to continue their efforts to change society by fighting apathy and offering "a Christian response." REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: RELIGION)
POPE-BRAZIL/
RTX120I2
July 26, 2013
Pope Francis is projected on screens at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, July 26, 2013. Pope Francis...
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Pope Francis is projected on screens at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro
Pope Francis is projected on screens at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, July 26, 2013. Pope Francis on Thursday issued the first social manifesto of his young pontificate, telling slum dwellers in Brazil that the world's rich must do much more to wipe out vast inequalities between the haves and the have-nots. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker (BRAZIL - Tags: RELIGION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
GREECE/
RTX11ZZF
July 26, 2013
A Muslim faithful reads the Koran inside a makeshift mosque during Friday prayers in the holy month of...
Athens, Greece
A Muslim faithful reads the Koran inside a makeshift mosque during Friday prayers in the holy month of...
A Muslim faithful reads the Koran inside a makeshift mosque during Friday prayers in the holy month of Ramadan in Athens July 26, 2013. REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis (GREECE - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
PALESTINIANS-ISRAEL/
RTX11ZYL
July 26, 2013
A Palestinian worshipper prays in front of the Dome of the Rock on the compound known to Muslims as Noble...
Jerusalem, Israel
A Palestinian worshipper prays in front of the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem's Old City, during Ramadan...
A Palestinian worshipper prays in front of the Dome of the Rock on the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City, during the holy month of Ramadan July 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ammar Awad (JERUSALEM - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
POPE-BRAZIL/
RTX11Z9S
July 25, 2013
The Catholic faithful look at projections of Pope Francis while he presides the Catholic Church's World...
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
The Catholic faithful look at projections of Pope Francis while he presides the Catholic Church's World...
The Catholic faithful look at projections of Pope Francis while he presides the Catholic Church's World Day of Youth in Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, July 25, 2013. Pope Francis is on the fourth day of his week-long visit for World Youth Day. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker (BRAZIL - Tags: RELIGION)
YEMEN/
RTX11YQQ
July 25, 2013
A woman holds a rosary in front of her house on the outskirts of Sanaa, July 25, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed...
Sanaa, Yemen
A woman holds a rosary in front of her house on the outskirts of Sanaa
A woman holds a rosary in front of her house on the outskirts of Sanaa, July 25, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi (YEMEN - Tags: SOCIETY)
MEXICO/
RTX11XQ8
July 24, 2013
A clown attends mass at the Basilica of Guadalupe in Mexico City July 24, 2013. Hundreds of colourfully...
Mexico City, Mexico
A clown attends mass at Basilica of Guadalupe in Mexico City
A clown attends mass at the Basilica of Guadalupe in Mexico City July 24, 2013. Hundreds of colourfully dressed clowns took part in the in the annual pilgrimage event to thank the Virgin of Guadalupe for helping them find work through the year, local media reported. REUTERS/Henry Romero (MEXICO - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION ANNIVERSARY)
BANGLADESH/
RTX11VXQ
July 23, 2013
A student of a madrasa, or religious school, performs a prayer inside a mosque as he waits for iftar...
Dhaka, Bangladesh
A student of a madrasa, or religious school, performs a prayer inside a mosque as he waits for iftar...
A student of a madrasa, or religious school, performs a prayer inside a mosque as he waits for iftar during the holy month of Ramadan in Old Dhaka July 23, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (BANGLADESH - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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AFGHANISTAN-POLITICS/
RTX11PVI
July 18, 2013
A man offers evening prayers on a hilltop overlooking Kabul July 17, 2013. For the devout, the Islamic...
Kabul, Afghanistan
Man offers evening prayers on a hilltop overlooking Kabul
A man offers evening prayers on a hilltop overlooking Kabul July 17, 2013. For the devout, the Islamic holy month of Ramadan is a time of prayer and introspection, but this year, for Afghanistan's warlords and powerbrokers, it is time to decide on a successor to President Hamid Karzai. Picture taken July 17, 2013. To match story AFGHANISTAN-POLITICS/ REUTERS/Omar Sobhani (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: POLITICS RELIGION)
INDIA/
RTX11K30
July 11, 2013
A Muslim woman prays after her iftar (breaking fast) meal on the first day of the holy month of Ramadan...
Delhi, India
A Muslim woman prays after iftar meal on first day of Ramadan in India at Jama Masjid in Delhi
A Muslim woman prays after her iftar (breaking fast) meal on the first day of the holy month of Ramadan in India at the Jama Masjid (Grand Mosque) in the old quarters of Delhi July 11, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
INDONESIA/
RTX11JSI
July 11, 2013
Students from an Islamic boarding school pray during the Koran recitation "Tadarus" during Ramadan in...
Medan, Indonesia
Students from an Islamic boarding school pray during the Koran recitation "Tadarus" during Ramadan in...
Students from an Islamic boarding school pray during the Koran recitation "Tadarus" during Ramadan in a mosque in Medan of Indonesia's North Sumatra province July 11, 2013. REUTERS/Roni Bintang (INDONESIA - Tags: RELIGION)
NEPAL/
RTX11JMJ
July 11, 2013
The hands of a Muslim boy are pictured as he offers prayers during the month-long fasting in the holy...
Kathmandu, Nepal
The hands of a Muslim boy are pictured as he offers prayers during the month-long fasting in the holy...
The hands of a Muslim boy are pictured as he offers prayers during the month-long fasting in the holy month of Ramadan in Kathmandu July 11, 2013. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar (NEPAL - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
PALESTINIANS/
RTX11ILS
July 10, 2013
A Palestinian man recites the Koran at al-Omari mosque in Gaza City, during the first day of the holy...
Gaza City, Palestinian Territories
A Palestinian man recites the Koran at al-Omari mosque in Gaza City, during the first day of the holy...
A Palestinian man recites the Koran at al-Omari mosque in Gaza City, during the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, July 10, 2013. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem (GAZA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
INDONESIA
RTX11HV1
July 09, 2013
Muslims attend an evening mass prayer session called "tarawih" to mark the holy fasting month of Ramadan,...
Makassar, Indonesia
Muslim attend an evening mass prayer session to mark Ramadan in Makassar
Muslims attend an evening mass prayer session called "tarawih" to mark the holy fasting month of Ramadan, which will begin on Wednesday, at Al Markaz Al Islami Mosque in Makassar July 9, 2013. REUTERS/Yusuf Ahmad (INDONESIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
FRANCE-RAMADAN/
RTX11HMH
July 09, 2013
A child walks near members of the Muslim community attending midday prayers at Strasbourg Grand Mosque...
Strasbourg, France
A child walks near members of the Muslim community attending midday prayers at Strasbourg Grand Mosque...
A child walks near members of the Muslim community attending midday prayers at Strasbourg Grand Mosque in Strasbourg on the first day of Ramadan July 9, 2013. The Grand Mosque of Paris has fixed the first day of Ramadan as Wednesday, splitting with the French Council of Muslim Religion (Conseil Francais du Culte Musulman or CFCM), which determined it would begin on Tuesday. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler (FRANCE - Tags: RELIGION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
PHILIPPINES/
RTX11HC1
July 09, 2013
Filipino Muslim students read the Koran inside the IBN Khaldon Asian Integrated Institute in Maharlika...
Manila, Philippines
Filipino Muslim students read the Koran inside the IBN Khaldon Asian Integrated Institute in Maharlika...
Filipino Muslim students read the Koran inside the IBN Khaldon Asian Integrated Institute in Maharlika village, Taguig city, south of Manila July 9, 2013. Philippines' President Benigno Aquino on Tuesday called for unity and cooperation among Filipino Muslims as they prepare to start the observance of the holy month of Ramadan. Ramadan is the most sacred month of the Islamic calendar. During this month, Muslims fast and offer prayers from dawn until sunset. The Philippines will be starting Ramadan on Wednesday, local media reported. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco (PHILIPPINES - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY RELIGION)
MANDELA/
RTX116PT
June 30, 2013
A nun prays during an early morning mass at Regina Mundi Church in Soweto June 30, 2013. Former South...
Soweto, South Africa
A nun prays during an early morning mass at Regina Mundi Church in Soweto
A nun prays during an early morning mass at Regina Mundi Church in Soweto June 30, 2013. Former South African president Nelson Mandela's condition remains "critical but stable" but the government hopes the 94-year-old anti-apartheid hero will be out of hospital soon, President Jacob Zuma said on Saturday. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: RELIGION POLITICS HEALTH)
PERU/
RTX116KZ
June 30, 2013
Fishermen carry a religious statue of Saint Peter at Chorrillos fishing dock during celebrations for...
Lima, Peru
Fishermen carry a religious statue of Saint Peter at Chorrillos fishing dock during celebrations for...
Fishermen carry a religious statue of Saint Peter at Chorrillos fishing dock during celebrations for the feast of Saints Peter and Paul in Lima June 29, 2013. Hundreds of devotees of Saint Peter, the patron saint of fishermen, took part in the celebrations with hope that he will aid them to achieve good catches for the rest of the year. REUTERS/Enrique Castro-Mendivil (PERU - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION)
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IRAQ/
RTX10ZJY
June 24, 2013
Shi'ite pilgrims gather in front of the Imam Abbas shrine for a major religious festival during the Sha'abaniya...
Kerbala, Iraq
Shi'ite pilgrims gather in front of the Imam Abbas shrine during the Sha'abaniya pilgrimage in Kerbala...
Shi'ite pilgrims gather in front of the Imam Abbas shrine for a major religious festival during the Sha'abaniya pilgrimage in Kerbala, 80 km (50 miles) southwest of Baghdad, June 24, 2013. Sha'abaniya is a ritual marking the birth of Mohammed al-Mahdi, the 12th Shi'ite imam and a revered figure in Shi'ite Islam. REUTERS/Mushtaq Muhammed (IRAQ - Tags: RELIGION)
SAFRICA-MANDELA/
RTX10PP1
June 16, 2013
Members of the Methodist Church pray during a service dedicated to Nelson Mandela in Mqhekezweni, June...
Mqhekezweni, South Africa
Members of the Methodist Church pray for Nelson Mandela in Mqhekezweni
Members of the Methodist Church pray during a service dedicated to Nelson Mandela in Mqhekezweni, June 16, 2013. Former South African President Mandela went to the Mqhekezweni Methodist Church as a boy in the village. Mandela continues to recover in hospital from a lung infection but remains in a serious condition, South African President Jacob Zuma said on Sunday. REUTERS/Rogan Ward (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY RELIGION HEALTH)
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