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Muslim pilgrims walk after Friday prayers at the Grand mosque in Mecca
Palestinians are checked by guards at the Israeli Qalandia checkpoint as Muslim worshippers make their way to attend the second Friday prayer of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Jerusalem
A Malaysian Muslim woman attends an afternoon prayers at the Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin mosque in Putrajaya
Members of the ancient Samaritan community attend the Passover pilgrimage to the religion’s holiest site on the top Mount Gerizim near the West Bank town of Nablus
Ethnic Malaysian Sikhs perform prayers to celebrate the Vaisakhi Festival, or the Sikh New Year Festival, at Gurdwara Sahib temple in Kuala Lumpur
A man rests before attending Friday prayers at Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia
A Muslim man prays while people shout slogans against U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump outside of his office in Manhattan, New York.
Nuns pray during an early morning Rorate mass in Frnaciscan church in Bratislava on Thursday. Rorate Mass which is traditionally celebrated in Advent, in honour of Holy Mary, in the dark of the morning before sunrise, by candlelight
Young Moroccans pray for rain, Marrakesh, Morocco, on Friday. The King of Morocco, Mohammed VI, called on the faithful to pray for rain in the Kingdom, which is suffering from a severe drought as a result of the depletion of the water table and is severly affecting agriculture in the country
Pope Francis prays during his general audience in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Wednesday
Samaritans pray on top of Mount Gerizim near the northern West Bank city of Nablus on Tuesday during Sukkot (Tabernacles) celebrations. The Samaritans are a community of a few hundred people living in Israel and in the Nablus area, who trace their lineage to the ancient Israelites Moses led out of Egypt
A Hindu Nepalese woman participates in early morning prayer at the earthquake damaged Lord Hanuman Temple, which is supported by iron rod and wood beams, in Basantapur Darabar Square area, Kathmandu, Nepal, on Monday. Six months after devastating twin earthquakes struck Nepal, thousands of people are still struggling in temporary shelters and dire conditions
Indian Muslims offer prayers to mark Eid al-Adha at Bara Imambara in Lucknow, India, Friday
An Iranian man performs Eid al-Adha prayers at Tehran University on September 24, 2015. Eid al-Adha (the Festival of Sacrifice) is celebrated throughout the Muslim world as a commemoration of Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son for God, and cows, camels, goats and sheep are traditionally slaughtered on the holiest day.
Muslim pilgrims pray on Mount Mercy on the plains of Arafat during the annual hajj pilgrimage, outside the holy city of Mecca on Wednesday
Jordanian riot policemen stand guard during a protest following the Friday prayers in Amman, Jordan on Friday. Several thousand people marched in solidarity with Palestinians who clashed with Israeli security forces around the Al-Aqsa Mosque, Islam’s third holiest site, in Jerusalem for several consecutive days