Mourning around the world for Orlando victims

A participant holds a candle June 16, 2016, during a vigil in Mumbai, India, in memory of the victims of the Pulse gay nightclub shooting in Orlando, Fla. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

(RNS) Since the massacre of 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., on Sunday (June 12), vigils, prayers and displays of sympathy have been held around the world. The following slideshow offers a glimpse of some of them:

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Sally Morrow

Sally Morrow joined Religion News Service in March 2012 as Photo/Multimedia Editor. She is a photographer and editor based in Kansas City. Morrow has worked as a multimedia editor and photographer at Newsday, The Des Moines Register, and the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.