. People gather to watch images projected on the facade of St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, on Dec. 8, 2015. The Vatican is lending itself to environmentalism with a special public art installation timed to coincide with the final stretch of climate negotiations in Paris. On Tuesday night, the facade of St. Peter's Basilica was turned into a massive backdrop for a photo light show about nature organized by several humanitarian organizations. Organizers offered the installation as a gift to Francis to mark his Holy Year of Mercy, which began Tuesday.
The Eagles of Death Metal returned to the Bataclan concert hall in Paris, nearly a month after they survived a jihadist attack there in which 90 people died.
. A man walks towards a mosque for noon prayers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Tuesday. Over 60 percent of Malaysia's population is Muslim, with Buddhism, Christianity and Hinduism comprising of the nation's other religions.
. Journalists hang in a cage during fog in Frankfurt to watch the construction site of the Henninger tower on Tuesday.
. A railway trackman looks for belongings of a driver after two trains collided in Janauli, in the northern state of Haryana, India, on Tuesday. The driver of one of the trains was killed and dozens were injured in the accident 35 miles south of New Delhi.
. A television transmission tower rises above fog over the city of Pecs, Hungary, late on Monday night. The picture was taken from the top of the 611-meter high Tubes Mountain.
. An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man lights a Hanukkah candle outside his house during the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah in the Mea Shearim neighborhood of Jerusalem on Tuesday. Hanukkah, also known as the 'Festival of Lights', is one of the most important Jewish holidays and is celebrated by Jews worldwide.
. Wind turbines are surrounded by fog near the Petersberg mountain in Germany on Tuesday. The mountain is the highest point in the Saale region.
. Pope Francis embraces Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI before opening the Holy Door to mark opening of the Catholic Holy Year, or Jubilee, in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, on Tuesday.
. An young man plays cricket as the sun sets in Bhopal, India, on Tuesday.