Best Photos of the Week

Diana Colin, right, with the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights, shouts, “McCarthy you have no heart,” as the group from California protests outside the office of House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California, on January 18, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington, in favor of the DACA program.

Jacquelyn Martin / AP

Russian monk Sergius blesses sea water before bathing on Epiphany in Kholmsk, 90 kilometers (56 miles) west of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Sakhalin Island, in Russian Far East. Water that is blessed by a cleric on Epiphany is considered holy and pure until next year’s celebration, and is believed to have special powers of protection and healing.

Sergey Krasnoukhov / AP

A Christian Orthodox priest re-enacts the baptism of Jesus during the traditional Epiphany baptism ceremony at the Qasr-el Yahud baptism site in the Jordan River, near the West Bank town of Jericho, on January 18, 2018.

Ariel Schalit / AP

Devotees offer prayers before taking a holy bath in the Bagmati River at Pashupatinath Temple during the Swasthani Brata Katha festival in Kathmandu, Nepal, on January 16, 2018.

Navesh Chitrakar / Reuters

Three-year-old dog “Vullet” poses for a portrait before being blessed by a priest outside San Anton Church in Madrid, Spain, on January 17, 2018. Hundreds of pet owners bring their animals to be blessed every year on the day of Saint Anthony, Spain’s patron saint of animals.

Susana Vera / Reuters

An Indian villager tries to tame a bull during a traditional bull-taming festival called “Jallikattu,” in the village of Palamedu, near Madurai, Tamil Nadu state, India, on January 15, 2018. Jallikattu involves releasing a bull into a crowd of people who then attempt to grab it and ride it.

R. Parthibhan / AP

View of a bridge under construction. It partially collapsed, leaving several workers dead and injured in Chirajara, near Bogota, Colombia, on January 15, 2018.

Jaime Saldarriaga / Reuters

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