photos

Priests

Demonstrators hit a barrier erected to prevent them reaching the Parliament building during a protest against the political elite and the government following last Tuesday's deadly explosion at the Beirut port which devastated large parts of the capital, in Beirut, Lebanon.

Photo by AP/PTI

A priest wearing PPE kit pass through a disinfectant tunnel at the entrance of Dakshineswar Kali Temple ahead of its reopening for the public, during the fifth phase of COVID-19 lockdown, in Kolkata.

Photo by Sandipan Chatterjee/Outlook

Police arrest a suspect allegedly involved in the murder of two temple priests, in Bulandshahr,. Priests named Jagdish (55) and Sher Singh (45) were apparently hit with a lathi at Paguana village's Shiva temple in Anupshahr police station area on Tuesday morning.

PTI Photo

Protestors belonging to the Muslim community hold placards during a protest against the passing of Citizenship Amendment Bill, in Hyderabad

PTI Photo

Police investigate at St. Mary's Church after Father Kuriakose Kattuthara, a witness in the case against Bishop Franco Mulakkal, was found dead, in Dasuya, Jalandhar.

PTI Photo

Priests shout slogans during a rally for their various demands in front of Shahid Minar in Kolkata.

Photo by Sandipan Chatterjee/Outlook

A priest paints 'swastika' and 'OM' signs outside the official bungalow of UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, in Lucknow.

PTI Photo

A priest blesses volunteers before they were sent to the eastern part of Ukraine to join the ranks of special battalion unit fighting against pro-Russian separatists, in Kiev, Ukraine. It was the second straight day that attacks were reported in the vicinity of Novoazovsk, which is in eastern Ukraine’s separatist Donetsk region but previously had seen little fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels.

AP/PTI

Swaminarayan Temple priests show their ID cards as they wait in a queue to cast their vote during Lok Sabha elections in Ahmedabad.

PTI Photo

Priests showing their inked fingers after casting votes for Lok Sabha elections at Kamakhya temple in Guwahati.

PTI Photo

Wissam Akiki, who is married, left, serves his daughter, Perla, communion after being ordained during a ceremony at St. Raymond’s Maronite Cathedral, in St. Louis. Akiki is the first married priest to be ordained by the Maronite Catholic Church in the United States in nearly a century.

AP Photo/ Erin Stubblefield

Priests stand between pro-European Union activists and police lines in central Kiev, Ukraine.

AP Photo/Sergei Grits

Priests stand next to some of the two-lakhs laddus prepared for deities for New Year celebrations at Yoganarasimha temple in Mysore.

PTI Photo

Priests lay down in front of the altar as Pope Francis celebrates a mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican.

AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia

Ex-padre Shibu Kalaparamban

A.S. SATHEESH

Priests perform evening rituals with traditional oil lamps on the banks of the Ganga in Allahabad.

AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh