Worship

A worshipper looks on as she waits to bu...A worshipper looks on as she waits to burn incense and pray at the Wong Tai Sin Temple to welcome the Chinese New Year of the horse in Hong Kong on January 30, 2014. Tens of thousands of worshippers flocked to temples across to pray for good luck and fortune for the new year.  AFP PHOTO / Philippe LopezPHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images

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A worshipper wearing a Chinese opera outfit waits to burn incense and pray at the Wong Tai Sin Temple to welcome the lunar new year of the horse in Hong Kong. Tens of thousands of worshippers flocked to temples across Hong Kong to pray for good luck and fortune for the new year. 

Pakistani Christian worshippers, some of them who survived Sunday's suicide bombing, pray during a special mass for the victims of the bombing, at the Church where the attack took place, in Peshawar, Pakistan, Monday, Sept. 23, 2013. Angry Pakistani Christians denounced the deadliest attack ever in this country against members of their faith. A pair of suicide bombers blew themselves up amid hundreds of worshippers outside a historic church in northwestern Pakistan.

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Pakistani Christian worshippers, some of them who survived Sunday’s suicide bombing, pray during a special mass for the victims of the bombing, at the Church where the attack took place, in Peshawar, Pakistan on Monday. Angry Pakistani Christians denounced the deadliest attack ever in this country against members of their faith. A pair of suicide bombers blew themselves up amid hundreds of worshippers outside a historic church in northwestern Pakistan.

Priests attend an ordination mass of the...Priests attend an ordination mass of the Breakaway fundamentalist Roman Catholic Society of St Pius X in Econe, western Switzerland on June 28, 2013. This year, nine fundamentalist priests have been inducted by the Society. Some 2,000 worshippers attended the ceremony held under a giant tent outside the chapel in Econe, which was celebrated mainly in Latin. Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre, the founder of the Society of St Pius X, had consecrated the bishops of his order in 1988. He had broken away from the Church in 1970 in protest at reforms passed by the Second Vatican Council in the 1960s.    AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINIFABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images

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Priests attend an ordination mass of the breakaway fundamentalist Roman Catholic Society of St Pius X in Econe, western Switzerland on Friday. Some 2,000 worshippers attended the ceremony held under a giant tent outside the chapel in Econe, which was celebrated mainly in Latin. 

TOPSHOTS An Indian Hindu devotee dressed as a monkey takes part in a procession outside the Hanuman temple in New Delhi on April 25, 2013 on the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti, the birthday of the Hindu monkey-god. Hanuman, known for his strength, is worshipped for his unyielding devotion to Lord Rama and is remembered for his selfless dedication to the diety.

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An Indian Hindu devotee dressed as a monkey takes part in a procession outside the Hanuman temple in New Delhi. It is the birthday of Hanuman Jayanti, the the Hindu monkey-god. Hanuman, known for his strength, is worshipped for his unyielding devotion to Lord Rama and is remembered for his selfless dedication to the deity.