In Pictures: How religious groups around the world are coping with coronavirus

Religious organisations around the world have had to adapt prayer services and activities to comply with regulations put in place by governments to combat the coronavirus pandemic.

Members of a traditional African church congregate for prayer in Soweto, Johannesburg, on March 20, 2020. PHOTO: AFP
Father Scott Holmer hears confessions in the parking lot of Saint Edward the Confessor Catholic Church in Bowie, Maryland on March 20, 2020. PHOTO: AFP
Sheikh Abdirahman Kaariye, the Imam at the Islamic Centre of Bothell, gives a Friday sermon online in the centre's empty prayer hall in Bothell, Washington, on March 20, 2020. PHOTO: REUTERS
Muslim worshippers pray in front of the closed doors of a mosque in Dubai on March 21, 2020. PHOTO: AFP
Balinese Hindu devotees pray during a cleansing ceremony called Melasti at a beach in Denpasar, Bali, on March 22, 2020. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
Greek Orthodox priests walk toward their chapel to attend a mass at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City on March 22, 2020. PHOTO: AFP
Don Giuseppe Corbari, parson of the Church of Robbiano, holds Sunday mass as he looks towards selfie photographs sent in by his congregation members and glued to empty pews in Giussano on March 22, 2020. PHOTO: AFP
A member of Jesus' Church prays on top of a car during a Sunday church service held at Great Marsh Park in Cambridge, Maryland, on March 22, 2020. PHOTO: AFP
Unoccupied seats are seen as Sunday Mass is live-webcast to its parishioners at an empty Washington National Cathedral on March 22, 2020. PHOTO: AFP
Reverend Carey Anderson preaches during his web-streamed Sunday Service at First African Methodist Episcopal Church in Seattle, Washington, on March 22, 2020. PHOTO: REUTERS

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