The Week in Pictures: October 7 – 13, 2019

Connectivity is the main theme of this week’s selection of photos in the Orthodox world. We share with you charity, beauty, devotion and curiosity as seen through the lenses of professional and amateur photographers.

Archimandrite Timotheos Ntouba (Patriarchate of Alexandria) feeding homeless children from Bunia, eastern Congo. Photo: Facebook / Timotheos Ntumba
Children shucking corn at the opening of an exhibition of popular art items. Photo: Facebook / Lower Danube Archdiocese
The Ascension of the Lord Cathedral in Kazahstan, the second tallest wooden building in the world, was re-consecrated after extensive restoration works. Photo:
Patriarch Kirill at the Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra on the feast of St Sergius of Radonezh. Photo: Moscow Patriarchate / Oleg Varov
The President of Serbia was awarded the Saint Sava Order during a ceremony led by the Serbian Patriarch Irinej. Photo:
Metropolitan Nektarios of Corfu together with Romanian hierarchs officiating the consecration ceremony for the St Thomas Church in Iasi. Photo: / Mircea Florescu
For 16 years, a family from Bucharest has been decorating the baldachin where the relics of Saint Paraskeva are placed for veneration. Photo: Oana Nichifor / Doxologia
The relics of Saint Paraskeva were carried in procession on the streets of Iași to mark the Saint’s feast day. Photo: / Mircea Florescu
Boy looking at burning candles during the celebrations honouring St Paraskeva. Photo: Doxologia / Oana Nichifor
Bishop Ignatie of Huși met with ‘a 95-year-old lady with a saintly face’ as he described one of the eldest pilgrims in Iasi. Photo: Instagram / ep_ignatie
Fr Constantin Sturzu hugging Mustafa, a Muslim from Istanbul who has been going as a pilgrim to Iasi for the feast of St Paraskeva for four years. Photo: Liviu Chirica
Interior painting of Probota Monastery. Photo: Putna Monastery / Miron Irinel

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