Our human compassion binds us the one to the other – not in pity or patronizingly, but as human beings who have learnt how to turn our common suffering into hope for the future. – Nelson Mandela

Mourners hold back a relative of Palestinian Hamdan Abu Amshah, who was killed along Israel border with Gaza, Palestine. (Suhaib Salem / REUTERS)

Mourners hold back a relative of Palestinian Hamdan Abu Amshah, who was killed along Israel border with Gaza, Palestine. (Suhaib Salem / REUTERS)

A large pink phallic-shaped 'Mikoshi' is paraded through the streets during Kanamara Matsuri Festival in Kawasaki, Japan. (Carl Court / Getty Images)

A large pink phallic-shaped ‘Mikoshi’ is paraded through the streets during Kanamara Matsuri Festival in Kawasaki, Japan. (Carl Court / Getty Images)

Maryjane Sazon, a 39-year-old beauty salon worker, reacts after being nailed to the cross as part of Good Friday rituals in the village of San Pedro Cutud, Philippine. (Aaron Favila / AP)

Maryjane Sazon, a 39-year-old beauty salon worker, reacts after being nailed to the cross as part of Good Friday rituals in the village of San Pedro Cutud, Philippine. (Aaron Favila / AP)

Uwe Gerstenberg fixes Easter eggs on a robinia tree with more than 10,000 painted Easter eggs in Saalfeld, central Germany. (AP)

Uwe Gerstenberg fixes Easter eggs on a robinia tree with more than 10,000 painted Easter eggs in Saalfeld, central Germany. (AP)

Indian Tamil Hindu devotees perform a ritual during the 'Panguni Uthiram' festival in Jalandhar, India. ( Shawmi Mehra / AFP)

Indian Tamil Hindu devotees perform a ritual during the ‘Panguni Uthiram’ festival in Jalandhar, India. ( Shawmi Mehra / AFP)

 Pope Francis washes the feet of inmates during his visit to the Regina Coeli detention center in Rome, Italy. (Vatican Media)

Pope Francis washes the feet of inmates during his visit to the Regina Coeli detention center in Rome, Italy. (Vatican Media)

The blooming cosmos flowers blanketing large areas of the city are an early sign of the shift from summer to autumn, in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Kim Ludbrook / EPA)

The blooming cosmos flowers blanketing large areas of the city are an early sign of the shift from summer to autumn, in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Kim Ludbrook / EPA)

North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, waves from his train as it prepares to depart from Beijing railway station, in Beijing, China. (AFP / Getty Images)

North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, waves from his train as it prepares to depart from Beijing railway station, in Beijing, China. (AFP / Getty Images)

President Emmanuel Macron stands in front of the coffin of Lieutenant-Colonel Arnaud Beltrame at the Hotel des Invalides. The heroid policeman died offering himself as a hostage, in Paris, France. (Philippe Lopez / AFP)

President Emmanuel Macron stands in front of the coffin of Lieutenant-Colonel Arnaud Beltrame at the Hotel des Invalides. The heroid policeman died offering himself as a hostage, in Paris, France. (Philippe Lopez / AFP)

Pope Francis leads the Chrism Mass on Holy Thursday during which sacred oils are blessed at Saint Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City, in Rome, Italy. (Stefano Rellandini / Reuters)

Pope Francis leads the Chrism Mass on Holy Thursday during which sacred oils are blessed at Saint Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City, in Rome, Italy. (Stefano Rellandini / Reuters)

Reacquired Volkswagen and Audi diesel cars sit in a desert graveyard. Volkswagen AG has paid more than $7.4bn to buy back about 350,000 faulty vehicles, in Victorville, California, US. (Lucy Nicholson / Reuters)

Reacquired Volkswagen and Audi diesel cars sit in a desert graveyard. Volkswagen AG has paid more than $7.4bn to buy back about 350,000 faulty vehicles, in Victorville, California, US. (Lucy Nicholson / Reuters)

The Man Engine, the largest mechanical puppet ever constructed in the UK, begins its “Resurrection Tour” at Geevor Tin Mine, near St Just, in Cornwall, UK. (Matt Cardy / Getty Images)

The Man Engine, the largest mechanical puppet ever constructed in the UK, begins its “Resurrection Tour” at Geevor Tin Mine, near St Just, in Cornwall, UK. (Matt Cardy / Getty Images)

Horse-racing fans attend the trophy presentation of the Dubai World Cup at the Meydan racecourse, in Dubai, UAE. (Karim Sahib / AFP)

Horse-racing fans attend the trophy presentation of the Dubai World Cup at the Meydan racecourse, in Dubai, UAE. (Karim Sahib / AFP)

An Orthodox priest splashes believers with holy water during a liturgy at the Holy Trinity Cathedral on Orthodox Palm Sunday, in Yekaterinburg, Russia. (Donat Sorokin / Tass)

An Orthodox priest splashes believers with holy water during a liturgy at the Holy Trinity Cathedral on Orthodox Palm Sunday, in Yekaterinburg, Russia. (Donat Sorokin / Tass)

Jewish priests and devotees wearing talit (prayer shawls) take part in the Cohanim prayer at the Western Wall in the Old City, in Palestine. (Menahem Kahana / AFP)

Jewish priests and devotees wearing talit (prayer shawls) take part in the Cohanim prayer at the Western Wall in the Old City, in Palestine. (Menahem Kahana / AFP)

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