China’s Panchen Lama carries out religious rite in Tibet, first in 50 years

July 25, 2016
Gyaltsen Norbu, the 11th Panchen Lama, attends a Buddhism gathering at the Tashilhunpo Monastery in Shigatse, Tibet Autonomous Region, China, December 8, 2015. REUTERS/China Daily

Gyaltsen Norbu, the 11th Panchen Lama, attends a Buddhism gathering at the Tashilhunpo Monastery in Shigatse, Tibet Autonomous Region, China, December 8, 2015. REUTERS/China Daily

Indonesia shrugs off Pokemon fatwa as gaming fever takes hold

July 25, 2016
People play the mobile phone game Pokemon GO in a park in Central Jakarta, Indonesia July 21, 2016. REUTERS/Iqro Rinaldi

(People play the mobile phone game Pokemon GO in a park in Central Jakarta, Indonesia July 21, 2016. REUTERS/Iqro Rinaldi)

Factbox: Muslim cleric Gulen is at center of crisis convulsing Turkey

July 25, 2016
U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, whose followers Turkey blames for a failed coup, is shown in still image taken from video, as he speaks to journalists at his home in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania July 16, 2016. REUTERS/Greg Savoy/Reuters TV/File Photo

(U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, whose followers Turkey blames for a failed coup, is shown in still image taken from video, as he speaks to journalists at his home in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania July 16, 2016. REUTERS/Greg Savoy)

The faith factor: Can Kaine help Clinton win the Catholic vote?

July 24, 2016
Democratic U.S. vice presidential candidate Senator Tim Kaine waves with his presidential running-mate Hillary Clinton at a campaign rally in Miami, Florida, U.S. July 23, 2016.  REUTERS/Scott Audette

(Democratic U.S. vice presidential candidate Senator Tim Kaine waves with his presidential running-mate Hillary Clinton at a campaign rally in Miami, Florida, U.S. July 23, 2016. REUTERS/Scott Audette)

Rio cemetery is kite runners’ haven | The Wider Image

July 24, 2016
A man flies his kite in a cemetery in the Vila Operaria Favela of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 25, 2016. REUTERS/Nacho Doce       SEARCH "RIO KITES" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES    TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTSIVNJ

(A man flies his kite in a cemetery in the Vila Operaria Favela of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 25, 2016. REUTERS/Nacho Doce)

Irish seafarers’ pilgrimage to MacDara’s Island | The Wider Image

July 23, 2016
Galway Hooker are seen near MacDara's Island off the coast of Galway, Ireland, July 16, 2016. Seafarers and other members of the Carna community make an annual pilgrimage to MacDara's Island, home to a 6th Century oratory, to attend a mass for St. MacDara, the patron saint of fishermen. The pilgrimage is believed to keep seafarers safe throughout the year. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne        SEARCH "CARNA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTSJ1P4

(Galway Hooker are seen near MacDara’s Island off the coast of Galway, Ireland, July 16, 2016. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne)

IS destruction too extensive to restore Temple of Bel in Syria’s Palmyra

July 23, 2016
A view shows the remains of the Temple of Bel in the historic city of Palmyra, in Homs Governorate, Syria April 1, 2016. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki  SEARCH "PALMYRA SANADIKI" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES - RTSD719

(The remains of the Temple of Bel in the historic city of Palmyra, in Homs Governorate, Syria April 1, 2016. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki)

President Xi urges Chinese Muslims to resist religious infiltration

July 23, 2016
Chinese President Xi Jinping makes a speech at the celebration of the 95th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, July 1, 2016.   REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

(Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a speech at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, July 1, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon)

Vatican invited to mediate in Venezuela crisis

July 23, 2016
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro (R) looks to the Secretary General of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) Ernesto Samper (L) while he speaks in front of (2nd row L-R) Panama's former President Martin Torrijos, Venezuela's Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez, former Spanish prime minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero and former president of Dominican Republic Leonel Fernandez, during their meeting at Miraflores Palace in Caracas, Venezuela July 21, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

(Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro (R) looks to the Secretary General of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) Ernesto Samper (L) while he speaks in front of (2nd row L-R) Panama’s former President Martin Torrijos, Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez, former Spanish prime minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero and former president of Dominican Republic Leonel Fernandez, during their meeting at Miraflores Palace in Caracas, Venezuela July 21, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins)

Hungary’s Tokaj wine region revives its Jewish heritage

July 23, 2016
Three rabbis, the sons and grandson of a leading Hasidic rabbi Eliezer Ehrenreich walk in the cemetery in the village of Mad, Hungary, July 21, 2016. Picture taken July 21, 2016. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh

(Three rabbis, the sons and grandson of a leading Hasidic rabbi Eliezer Ehrenreich walk in the cemetery in the village of Mad, Hungary, July 21, 2016. Picture taken July 21, 2016. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh)