Photos of the Week: Belgium hunger strike; SBC tension


(RNS) — Each week Religion News Service presents a gallery of photos of religious expression around the world. This week’s photo selection includes a hunger strike in Belgium, tension before the Southern Baptist Convention meeting and more.  Note: RNS is expanding Photos of the Week to include reader photos. Please submit current photos of your … Read more

The 150km Velikoretsky procession – in pictures


Pilgrims take part in the Velikoretsky procession, one of the largest in Russia, held from 3-8 June every year to venerate the icon of St Nicholas discovered, as legend has it, on the bank of the Velikaya River in the 14th century. The route, from Kirov to the village of Velikoretskoye and back, measures a … Read more