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  • Pope Francis leads his Weekly General Audience in St. Peter's Square in Vatican City, Vatican on September 20, 2017. Pope Francis at his weekly General Audience on Wednesday expressed his closeness to the people of Mexico after the country was hit Tuesday by a powerful earthquake.

  • Even yesterday San Gennaro did the Miracle, in the presence of Cardinal Sepe, the dissolution blood of the Patron Saint of Naples, made joy among all the Neapolitans who were waiting for him with impatience

  • The Neapolitan people are waiting for this very important moment, even this time the blood has dissolved.

  • West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee paints the eye of Durga idol at community puja pandal or temporary platform ahead of Durga Puja Festival on September 19, 2017 in Kolkata.

  • Kashmiri muslims pray at Hazratbal Shrine on the eve of Urs Hazrat Abu Baqr Sidiq, one of the companions of Prophet Muhammad PBUH.

  • Hindu devotees pray and take holy dip in Ganges to offer homage to their ancestors on 19th September, 2017 in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. The offering of the prayer is described in Hindu mythology as Tarpana. Mahalaya, which marks the beginning of Devi-Paksha and the end of the Pitri-Paksha. According to Hindu Mythology Mahalaya is the day when Gods created Goddess Durga to destroy the demon king Mahisashura. It is believed that one’s ancestors will be eagerly awaiting for Tarpana on the day of Mahalaya.

  • According to the latest UN report, nearly 400,000 Rohingya refugees have crossed over to Bangladesh. The Rohingya people, living in the Rakhine State of Myanmar, are fleeing their homes they have lived in for 200 years. Subject to discrimination for years and not recognised as citizens, the Rohingyas, the majority of whom are Muslims, have for so long been able to eke out a living on agriculture and small farming. With little expectations from the state to guarantee them equal rights, all they want is to till their own land, harvest their crops and live in peace and security.

  • Hindu devotees pray and take a dip in holy river Ganges to offer homage to their ancestors as he take parts in Tarpan rituals on the occasion of Mahalaya on September 19, 2017 in Kolkata. Bengali Hindu observe Mahalaya the last day of Pitri Pakhsha (fortnight if the fore fathers) by paying homage to ancestor in banks of river Ganges. Bengali all over the world will be marking the festival Durga Puja representing the victory of good over evil and the celebration of female power from September 26 which fell in Devi paksha.

  • Indian Hindu devotees performs Tarpan, a ritual to pay obeisance to one's forfathers on the last day for offering prayers to ancestors called Pitritarpan in Tripura, India, on September 19, 2017. In Hindu mythology, this day is also called "Mahalaya" and described as the day when the Gods created the ten armed Godess Durga to destroy the demon king Asur who plotted to drive out the gods from their kingdom. The five-day period of worship of Durga, who is attributed as the destroyer of evil.

  • September is considered as 'National Peace Consciousness Month' in the Philippines and in line with this celebration, the Philippine Marines organized 'Football for Peace' and 'Kite for Peace' festival in Luuk, Sulu. The two day event is filled with football and kite competitions which aims to instill the value of honesty, camaraderie and teamwork towards a peaceful community. Sulu is the home of the terrorist and kidnap for ransom group Abu Sayyaff and one of the mission of these festivals is to prevent the young generations in joining the ASG.

  • The 38th Manila International Book Fair this 2017 is the biggest where it occupies two floors of SMX Convention Center and has the largest crowd up to date.

  • Hundreds of Muslims took to the streets to denounce Myanmar’s "genocide" against the Rohingya Muslim ethnic minority in Rome, Italy on September 18, 2017. At least 270,000 Rohingya have fled northern Myanmar into Bangladesh in the past two weeks and more than 1,000 people have been killed in the violence.

  • West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee inaugurated Durga Puja festival.

  • XIV Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso returns to Palermo. Joy as an inspiration to invoke peace. After more than twenty years, XIV Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso, Tibet's spiritual leader and Nobel Peace Prize, returns to the city of Palermo.

  • Artisan busy to decorates the pandal or a temporary platforms for the upcoming Durga Puja Festival on September 18, 2017 in Kolkata. The annual five days festival begins on September 26 and worship Goddess Durga who symbolized power and the triumph of good over evil in Hindu mythology.

  • Rohingya people are crossing the Bangladesh- Myanmar.

  • Artisans are busy to finish the work of making Goddess Durga with earthen soil.

  • Rohingya Muslims protest in the front of United Nations headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Protesters shout slogans against the persecution of Rohingya Muslims.

  • The first edition of Rome Half Marathon Via Pacis, the half marathon for peace. Presented to the awards by the mayor of Rome, Virginia Raggi and Ala Eldin al Ghobashy, Imam of the Great Mosque of Rome

  • Children ready to fly kite during a Kite Flying festival on the occasion of Vishwakarma Puja on September 17, 2017 in Kolkata.

  • Artisan busy to decorates community Puja Pandal ahead of Durga Puja Festival on September 17, 2017 in Kolkata. The annual five days festival begins on September 26 and worship Goddess Durga who symbolized power and the triumph of good over evil in Hindu mythology.

  • “10° Pellegrinaggio nazionale delle famiglie” was held in Pompeii, promoted by Rinnovamento nello Spirito Santo in collaboration with the Pontifical Prelature of Pompei, the National Office for the Pastoral of the CEI family and the Forum of Family Associations, with the support the Dicastery for lay people, family and life. An intense moment of prayer, animation, and songs to which Salvatore Martinez, President of Renewal in the Holy Spirit, will participate. The day ended with the Eucharistic celebration chaired by Cardinal Kevin J. Farrell.

  • Deities perform religious dance during the 12 years Swetkali festival of Naradevi. The festival usually occurs once in 12 years by taking out parade and dances of deities such as Ganesh,Kumari,Bhairav,Swetkali ,Bharamayani and more.

  • Artisan busy to finishes the clay idols of Goddess Durga ahead of Durga Puja festival on September 15, 2017 in Kolkata. The annual five days festival begin September 26 and worship Goddess Durga who symbolized power and the triumph of good over evil in Hindu mythology.

  • Panyam, a rice cake which is shaped like a full moon or crescent moon and lokot-lokot which is another rice cake that looks like a thread of triangular or conical in shape are the unique desserts of the Yakan tribe of Lamitan City which is served on special occasions such as wedding and Eid'l Fitr.

  • Artisan displayed the Vishwakarma idols for sale ahead of Vishwakarma Puja on September 15, 2017 in Kolkata. Lord Vishwakarma worship mainly in industries specially works with machine and tool.

  • BRP Juan Magluyan, a Philippine Navy ship preparing its .50 caliber machine gun as it arrives Sulu Island, one of the island in Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao with Abu Sayyaff terrorist group presence. The navy continues to do sea patrol in the ARMM region as the government intensifies its campaign against terror.

  • Rohingya people are crossing Bay of Bengal at Shahpori Island in Teknaf.

  • A group of social activist participates in a protest rally against the killing of Rohingya Muslim in Myanmar on September 14, 2017 in Kolkata.

  • The royal chariots vehicle that will be used to carry the body and the royal urn of late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej in the royal cremation, at the National Museum.

  • Basilan is an island province of the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao inhabited by Tausog and Yakan ethnic group. The island is blessed with scenic and white sand beaches but most tourist fear to visit the place due to security threat.

  • Pope Francis leads his Weekly General Audience in St. Peter's Square in Vatican City, Vatican on September 13, 2017. Pope Francis dedicated his General Audience remarks to his recent Apostolic Visit to Colombia, which concluded on Sunday.

  • Life at Rohingya refugee camp.

  • Indian Muslims during a protest rally and gathering against Rohingya Muslims crisis in Myanmar and protest demand for stop genocide of Rohingya Muslims.

  • Members of various Muslim organizations participate in a rally to protest against alleged killing of Rohingya Muslim at Myanmar on September 11, 2017 in Kolkata.

  • Bharatiya Janta Party President Amit Shah visits Swami Vivekanada’s ancestral house on the occasion 125th anniversary of Swami Vivekanada’s Chicago speech on September 11, 2017 in Kolkata.

  • Rohingya refugees are crossing the Bangladesh- Myanmar border, in Teknaf.

  • Indra is Lord of Rain and the king of Heaven. Jatra is procession. Indra Jatra is celebration of God Indra’s Day. Indra Jatra is festival is celebrated in Basantapur Durbar Square, Kathmandu, Nepal. Indra Jatra is one of the important festivals of Nepal celebrating the end of the monsoon. The biggest festival when Kumari shows up in the public is in Indra Jatra. On the following day the chariot of Kumari, Bhairab and Ganesh pulled around the streets of Basantapur Durbar Square, Kathmandu, Nepal. the living goddess Kumari is taken out in a procession in a chariot. The festival continues for eight days during which time there is much rejoicing, dancing and feasting.

  • People participate in a procession of chariots of Ganesh, Kumari and Bhairav during the last day of Indrajatra festival at Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square. Indra Jatra is an eight day festival with a chariot procession dedicated to Goddess Kumari, Lord Ganesh and Bhairav, as well as worshiping Indra, the king of gods.

  • Members of Awami Rickshaw Union Pakistan chant slogans while protesting against the killing of Rohingya Muslims in Burma in Lahore on September 10, 2017. More than 1,000 people may already have been killed in the military-led crackdown, which has seen 270,000 mostly Rohingya civilians flee to Bangladesh in the last two weeks alone.

  • Rohingya refugees are crossing the Myanmar border.

  • Members of Pakistani civil society from different walk protest against the persecution of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim minority, in Lahore on September 08, 2017. The U.N. refugee agency said some 123,000 Rohingya refugees have fled to Bangladesh since violence erupted in Myanmar on Aug. 25, and that established refugee camps were now at breaking point.

  • Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir today imposed restrictions in parts of Downtown Srinagar to prevent protests against the killings of Rohingya Muslims. An official said restrictions have been imposed in areas falling under the jurisdiction of five police stations in Downtown Srinagar. Reports said that Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta area of Downtown Srinagar was sealed. Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, who heads the Muttahida Majlis-e-Ulema (MMU), an amalgam of various religious bodies, has called for protests today against the killings of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. Mirwaiz, who addresses the faithful every Friday at the Jamia, has been placed under house arrest to prevent him from leading any demonstrations.

  • The royal cremation of the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej is scheduled on 26 October 2017, and the funeral will consist of a five day rites ceremony. King Bhumibol died at the age of 88 in Siriraj hospital on 13 October 2016.

  • Images of the UNESCO World Heritage listed as old town of Lviv, Ukraine

  • Kashmiri Muslims protest against genocide of Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar on September 08, 2017 in Srinagar, Indian administered Kashmir. They also demanded the resignation of Noble Peace laureate Myanmar's Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi. According to the latest data released by United Nations Human Rights Commission (UNHCR), over 1, 23,000 Rohingya refugees have fled to Bangladesh in order to escape from the violence.

  • At least 150,000 Rohingya refugees have crossed the border into Bangladesh since violence actions on Myanmar according to the U.N. refugee agency.

  • The Honorable Rachel "Ruchie" Freier, Esquire, was elected Judge of the Brooklyn Civil Court, District 5 in November of 2016, making Judge Freier the first Hasidic woman in US history to be elected to public office. In recognition of her accomplishments, the New York City Council issued a proclamation in her honor.

  • Nepalese women struggle to drink homemade alcohol poured from the mouth of an idol of Swet Bhairab as blessings during the celebration of Indra Jatra festival in Hanumandhoka Durbar Square. Indra Jatra is an eight day festival with a chariot procession dedicated to Goddess Kumari, Lord Ganesh and Bhairav, as well as worshiping Indra, the king of gods.

  • Members of Pakistani civil society from different walk protest against the persecution of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim minority. The U.N. refugee agency said some 123,000 Rohingya refugees have fled to Bangladesh since violence erupted in Myanmar on Aug. 25, and that established refugee camps were now at "breaking point.


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