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  • Pakistani members of Christian community are holding placards banners shout slogan against Arch Bishop Azad Marshal in Lahore on June 23, 2019. Azad Marshall is a Pakistani-born Anglican bishop. He is the sixth Bishop of the Anglican Church in the Islamic Republic of Iran, a diocese of the Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East in the Anglican Communion, since 2007.He is married to Lesley, who directs a ministry to underprivileged women in Pakistan.

  • Pope Francis during the conference "La Teologia dopo Veritatis Gaudium nel contesto del Mediterraneo" held in Napoli at the Pontificia Facoltà teologica dell'Italia Meridionale.

  • Pope Francis attends a congress titled "Theology after Veritatis Gaudium in the context of the Mediterranean" focusing on the Apostolic Constitution on ecclesiastical universities and faculties, issued by the Holy Father last January, on June 21, 2019 at the Faculty of Theology of Southern Italy in Naples. (Antonio Balasco)

  • Pope Francis leads the weekly General Audience in St. Peter's Square. The General Audience is held every Wednesday, when the Pope is in Vatican, in Saint Peter's Square which can accommodate around 80,000 people. During the General Audience, also called Papal Audience, the Holy Father addresses the crowd in different languages.

  • International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) Sanyasi or holy man worship Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra on the occasion of Snan Yatra or bathing ceremony ahead of their Ratha Yatra or chariot festival.

  • In honor of the celebrations of the Madonna della Pace in Giugliano the usual ritual of the Flight of the Angel took place, where a girl named Ilaria representing the Archangel Gabriel is suspended in the air with special cables, between the Church and the palace in Piazza Annunziata and slowly lowered towards the sumalcro of the Madonna singing traditional songs, poems in honor of the Madonna.

  • Cricket fan of indian Cricket Team holding posters of Indian Cricket Star and performing a Hawan pray for Indian cricket team win Against Pakistan team in ongoing Cricket World Cup 2019

  • Interfaith religious leaders joined ​the Poor People’s Campaign in​ Washington, DC on June 12, 2019,​ ​and attempted to march to the White House​advocating for basic human dignity ​and to deliver a petition bearing moral messages. Secret Service ​closed the street and ​told hundreds of clergy ​that ​it would be a felony if ​they ​set foot on Pennsylvania Avenue​​. The group taped the messages to the barriers.

  • People participate in Bhoto Jatra celebration on last day of a month-long Rato Machhendranath festival at Jawalakhel, Lalitpur. Guthi Sansthan personnel displays bejeweled Bhoto to people during Bhoto Jatra celebration.

  • People participate in the chariot procession in celebration for the concluding almost a month-long Rato Machhendranath festival at Jawalakhel, Lalitpur. The festival concludes with Bhoto Jatra festival.

  • Eid-ul-Fitr festival marks the end of Holy fasting month of Ramadan.

  • Palestinians perform the morning prayer of Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, in the northern Gaza Strip.

  • Pope Francis leads the weekly General Audience in St. Peter's Square. The General Audience is held every Wednesday, when the Pope is in Vatican, in Saint Peter's Square which can accommodate around 80,000 people. During the General Audience, also called Papal Audience, the Holy Father addresses the crowd in different languages.

  • Thousands of Jakarta residents filled the Menteng Pulo Public Cemetery, Jakarta for pilgrimages and sent prayers to deceased family members. After carrying out Eid prayer on the first day of Eid.

  • Muslims carry out Eid Al-Fitr prayers in congregation at Sunda Kelapa Harbor. Muslims throughout Indonesia celebrate Eid al-Fitr 1440 Hijri, after previously carrying out a full month of fasting in the month of Ramadan.

  • Kashmiri Muslims perform Eid-ul-fitr prayer on the occasion of Eid-ul-fitr at Hazratbal Large number of Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr which marks the end of the month of Ramadan.

  • Indonesian Muslims perform Eid al-Fitr prayer on Gumuk Pasir (sand dune) at Parangkusumo Beach in Bantul, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Muslims around the world celebrate the Eid al-Fitr which is festival after the holy month of Ramadan.

  • Indonesian Muslims perform parade to celebrate Eid al-Fitr in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on June 4, 2019. Muslims around the world celebrate the Eid al-Fitr which is festival after the holy month of Ramadan.

  • Protesters demanding 'Abortion Without Apology' gathered at at Times Square Red Steps on June 4, 2019 as part of a national day of action to stop the abortion bans. Participants wore bloody pants and shouted, “Abortion is on the verge of being illegal!”.

  • This year, the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr begins on the evening of Tuesday 4 June.The holiday marks the end of Ramadan, a month-long period of fasting and deep reflection. Translated from Arabic as "the feast of the breaking of the fast", Muslims observe the religious holiday by taking part in traditions such as holding prayer services and donating money to charity.Eid al-Fir follows Ramadan, the Islamic holy month which sees Muslims fast during daylight hours.Ramadan commemorates the Quran first being revealed to the Prophet Muhammad and is one of the Five Pillars of Islam.Ramadan lasts between 29 and 30 days, depending on when a new moon is sighted by local religious authorities.The sighting of the new moon means that Eid al-Fitr…

  • Indonesian people shop for various needs at traditional markets welcoming festival of Eid al-Fitr. Muslims around the world will celebrate the Eid al-Fitr which is festival after the holy month of Ramadan.

  • Large number of Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr which marks the end of the month of Ramadan.

  • Some Muslim families flock to Quezon Memorial Circle to celebrate Eid'l Fitr but they learned that the celebration will be on the next day as there was no moon sighting. National Commission on Muslim Filipinos, as the Government agency tasked in providing accurate information in relation to the affairs of Muslim Filipinos, announces that all Moonsighting Committees nationwide, including the Bangsamoro Darul Ifta, have all reported of NOT SIGHTING the New Moon (Hilal) for the 1st day of Shawwal 1440 AH. As such, and as declared by the Bangsamoro Darul Ifta, it is hereby officially declared that the 1440 AH EID'L FITR will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 5, 2019

  • "Quran" is believed to be the world of Allah and was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) during the night of Lailat-ul-Qadr through the king of angels, "Gabriel".

  • Passengers travel on the rooftop of a passenger bus as they travel to their home towns to celebrate the Eid with their loved ones ahead of the Eid al-Fitr festival. Millions of Muslims around the world are preparing to celebrate the Eid festival, marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.

  • Shopping of food,cloth,household item,shoes,bangles,jewellary etc are part of EID celebration all over the world by Muslim people. Gifts are frequently given—new clothes are part of the tradition—and it is also common for children to be given small sums of money (Eidi) by their elders.It is also common to visit neighbours, family members, friends and to get together to share sweets, snacks and special meals including some special dishes that are prepared specifically on Eid.

  • People takes keen interest to buy Eid Card at Liberty Chowk in Lahore on June 01, 2019. As modern technologies came people decrease their interest in Eid-Cards, due to speedy technologies like SMS, phone call and social media applications Eid-ul-Fitr is an important religious festival celebrated worldwide by Muslims with great zeal and enthusiasm. Eid al-Fitr "feast of breaking of the fast" is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of Ramadan, and first day of Shawwal according to Islamic Hijri cleaner.

  • Pakistani woman are buying different stuff in preparation of upcoming Eid al Fitr shopping. Eid-ul-Fitr is an important religious festival celebrated worldwide by Muslims with great zeal and enthusiasm. Eid al-Fitr "feast of breaking of the fast" is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of Ramadan, and first day of Shawwal according to Islamic Hijri cleaner.

  • Khateeb Imam of historical Badshahi Mosque Hazrat Molana Syed Muhammad Abd-ul-Khabir Azad offering dua for the prosperity of Islam to mark the holy night and seek divine blessings of Lailatul Qadr,also known as the Night of Power, the 27th night of Ramadan at historical Badshahi Mosque in Lahore on June 01, 2019. Lailat al-Qader commemorates the night, according to tradition, when the Muslim holy book, the Koran, was revealed to the Prophet Mohammed through the angel Gabriel. Muslims around the world are preparing to celebrate the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. An eye catching splendid, illuminated view of historic al Mughal Era Badshahi Mosque decorated with colorful lights to mark the holy night…

  • Illuminated view of historic al Mughal Era Badshahi Mosque decorated with colorful lights to mark the holy night and seek divine blessings of Lailatul Qadr , also known as the Night of Power, the 27th night of Ramadan. in Lahore on June 01, 2019. Lailat al-Qader commemorates the night, according to tradition, when the Muslim holy book, the Koran, was revealed to the Prophet Mohammed through the angel Gabriel. Muslims around the world are preparing to celebrate the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.

  • An eye catching splendid, illuminated night view of historic al Mughal Era Badshahi Mosque decorated with colorful lights to mark the holy night and seek divine blessings of Lailatul Qadr , also known as the Night of Power, the 27th night of Ramadan in Lahore. Lailat al-Qader commemorates the night, according to tradition, when the Muslim holy book, the Koran, was revealed to the Prophet Mohammed through the angel Gabriel. Muslims around the world are preparing to celebrate the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.

  • Pakistani Shiite Muslims take part in a rally against Israel and United States to mark the Al-Quds (Jerusalem day), the last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan, organized by Imamia Students Organisation in Lahore on May 31, 2019. Protesters march down a street during "al-Quds" Day, Arabic for Jerusalem, in Lahore, Jerusalem Day began after the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran, when the Ayatollah Khomeini declared the last Friday of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan a day to demonstrate the importance of Jerusalem to Muslims holy month of Ramadan.

  • A number of vehicles through at Trans Java toll road. Indonesian Muslims perform the tradition of going home exodus to the village to meet with their family.

  • Pakistani faithful Muslims offer Jummat-ul-Vida, the last congregational Friday prayers in the holy month of Ramadan, at the historical Badshahi Mosque in Lahore on May 31,2019.Muslim devotees took part in the last Friday prayers ahead of the Eid al-Fitr festival marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, which is dependent on the sighting of the moon.

  • Pope Francis leads the weekly General Audience in St. Peter's Square. The General Audience is held every Wednesday, when the Pope is in Vatican, in Saint Peter's Square which can accommodate around 80,000 people. During the General Audience, also called Papal Audience, the Holy Father addresses the crowd in different languages.

  • Pakistani Workers are in packing of bangles in a local factory in Badami Bagh area as for upcoming Eid-ul Fitr in Lahore on May 28,2019.Bangles are the most important women accessories for beautification which leads to a high demand before the Eid ul Fitr. Bangles are rigid bracelets, usually made from metal, wood, or plastic. They are traditional ornaments worn mostly by South Asian women in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, which is the most important women accessories for beautification and are greatly in demand before the Eid ul Fitr all over the world.

  • Pakistani workers are in preparing of shoes in a local factory in Shahdara area as for the upcoming Eid-ul Fitr in Lahore on May 28,2019. Shoes are the most footwear manufacturers and retailers are looking to rake in Tk 3,000 crore in sales this Eid-ul-Fitr as sandals and shoes are high on the shopping lists of customers from all walks of life. “All brands are witnessing a happy Ramadan as sales have increased. Renowned brands such as Apex, Jennys, Bata, Bay, Zeils and Leatherex as well as imported footwear, especially non-branded Chinese products have been found to be high in demand for their lower prices and pretty look. A third of the total annual sales of all branded and non-branded footwear is sold ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr all over the world.…

  • Thousands of people Friday participated in the funeral prayers of slain militant commander Zakir Moosa who was killed in a gunfight with the government forces in Dadsara Tral of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Thursday night.

  • President of Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos has met with the new Orthodox Archbishop of America, Elpidoforos. In order to congratulate the new Archbishop for his worthy election.

  • Pakistani faithful Muslims mu'takifs (those observing Itikaf) take a part to observe "Itikaf," that requires staying in seclusion in a mosque to read the Quran, and pray, during the last ten days of the Islamic fasting on month of Ramadan, at Data Bardar Mosque in provincial capital Lahore on May 26,2019. Itikaf is a spiritual offering in Islam observed in the last ten days of Ramadan during which the believers detach themselves from other people and indulge solely in act of worshiping, keeping the worldly affairs at an arm’s length. The observers will spend most of their time in reciting Quran, offering special prayers and seeking blessings from Allah during Itikaf

  • Kedaulatan Rakyat Movement (GKR) protested and rejected the simultaneous election results in front of the Medan Regional Parliament (DPRD) building, North Sumatra.

  • Workers are busy preparing metal bangles in a local factory for upcoming Eid ul Fitr in Lahore on May 23,2019.Bangles are the most important women accessories for beautification which leads to a high demand before the Eid ul Fitr. Bangles are rigid bracelets, usually made from metal, wood, or plastic. They are traditional ornaments worn mostly by South Asian women in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, which is the most important women accessories for beautification and are greatly in demand before the Eid ul Fitr all over the world.

  • Pope Francis leads the weekly General Audience in St. Peter's Square. The General Audience is held every Wednesday, when the Pope is in Vatican, in Saint Peter's Square which can accommodate around 80,000 people. During the General Audience, also called Papal Audience, the Holy Father addresses the crowd in different languages.

  • Over a thousand New Yorkers joined pro-choice activist groups and elected officials at Foley Square on May 21, 2019 to take part in a national day of action and across the country for abortion rights at the NYC Stop the Bans Rally.

  • A new right wing group called "Ilhan Must Go", run by Coalition Organizer Joe Diamond, attempted to unveil a billboard in Times Square on May 20, 2019 calling Rep. Ilhan Omar an antisemite and demanding her removal from the House Foreign Relations Committee. The billboard launch was turned down after deemed "controversial" by the advertisement company, instead a billboard truck was utilized to spread their message.

  • Indonesian Buddhists are seen walking around the Vihara areas during Vesak day celebration on 19 May 2019 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Buddhists commemorate the birth of Buddha, his attaining enlightenment and death on the day of the full moon, which falls on May 19 this year.

  • Porters or 'koli' are busy in distributing of Iftar among their colleagues at Railway Station. Muslims around the world celebrate the holy month of Ramzan by praying during the night time and abstaining from eating, drinking, and sexual acts daily between sunrise and sunset. Ramzan is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar and it is believed that the Koran's first verse was revealed during its last 10 nights.

  • Sanyasis of ISKON wait in queue to cast their vote at a polling station on the last phase of Lok Sabha Election.

  • Nuns wait in queue to cast their vote at a polling station during the last phase of Lok Sabha Election or general election.

  • Pakistani Khateb Hazrat Molana Abdul Khabir Azad offering dua before breaking their fast on the 12th day of the holy month of Ramzan-ul-mubarak food among the faithful Muslims at historical Badshahi Mosque organized by Majlis Ulema Pakistan and Al-Sheikh Azad Islamic Welfare Foundation in Lahore on May 18,2019.Muslims around the world celebrate the holy month of Ramzan by praying during the night time and abstaining from eating, drinking, and sexual acts daily between sunrise and sunset. Ramzan is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar and it is believed that the Koran's first verse was revealed during its last 10 nights.