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Nuns from the Order of SS. Saviour of Saint Bridget of Sweden are seen as Pope Francis arrives to leads a Holy Mass at the Swedbank Stadion in Malmo, Sweden. Photo Max Rossi/Reuters
People visit tombs of their loved ones ahead of the commemoration of All Saints day at Navotas Public cemetery in Manila, Philippines. Photo Damir Sagolj/Reuters
Devotees immerse an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, into the Sabarmati river on the last day of the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad, India
Muslims Israeli-Arabs play at the beach in Tel-Aviv during the three day Eid al-Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice) Muslim holiday
A school boy cries following a bomb blast targeting a Christian colony in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provincial capital of Peshawar, Pakistan
A person dressed as in movie costume walks near Saint Rose’s Church during celebrations of the anniversary of Santa Rosa de Lima (Saint Rose of Lima), patroness of Latin America and the Philippines, in Lima, Peru.
Indian Hindu devotees are showered with water while taking a pledge before forming a ‘human pyramid’ during the dahi handi (curd pot) celebrations of Janmashtami, which mark the birth of Hindu god Lord Krishna, in Mumbai, India
An Indian priest dances as he carries a sacrificial goat during the Deodhani Festival at the Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati
Divers and fishermen carry the image of the Virgin of Palm as a girl touch it at El Rinconcillo beach during the yearly Virgin of Palm maritime pilgrimage 2016 in Algeciras, Spain.
A religious officer canes an Acehnese youth onstage as punishment for dating outside of marriage, which is against sharia law, outside a mosque in Banda Aceh. The strictly Muslim province, Aceh has become increasingly conservative in recent years and is the only one in Indonesia implementing Sharia law
A baby is baptised during a mass baptism ceremony at the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Tbilisi, Georgia
A Malaysian Muslim woman attends an afternoon prayers at the Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin mosque in Putrajaya
A group of youths read Koran as they wait to break the fast during the holy month of Ramadan inside Istiqlal mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia
Indonesian Muslims hold prayers to mark the start of the holy month of Ramadan at the Al Akbar mosque in Surabaya