Sunday in Pictures: Sept. 25

Leather is prepared for dyeing in Old Cairo, the Pope visits with the faithful in Vatican City and more photos from around the world.

An Egyptian worker hangs leather to dry at a dyeing workshop in old Cairo. Dyeing fabrics and leather is one of the oldest hand crafts in the country and can be dated to the early days of ancient Pharaonic Egypt. Old tanneries in the will be relocated to the Robbiki tannery district in Badr City, about 45km from Cairo.


Pope Francis blesses a child after celebrating a Jubilee Mass for catechists in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican City.

A man walks on the rubble of damaged buildings after an airstrike on the rebel held al-Qaterji neighborhood of Aleppo. ABDALRHMAN ISMAIL / Reuters
Participants in the annual North East Skinny Dip run into the sea at Druridge Bay, Britain. About 500 people swam naked in the North Sea for charity. RUSSELL CHEYNE / Reuters

Runners compete in the Berlin marathon in Germany.

An artisan hangs decorative pieces at a pandal, or a temporary platform, for the upcoming Hindu festival of Durga Puja, in Kolkata. RUPAK DE CHOWDHURI / Reuters
A man prepares his ballot during the Basque Country's regional elections at a polling station in Durango, Basque Country, Spain. MIGUEL TONA / EPA
Children stand in front of the bullet-riddled facade of a building in the rebel-held Douma neighborhood of Damascus, Syria. BASSAM KHABIEH / Reuters
A woman looks out from a door during a protest in Srinagar, against the recent killings in Kashmir region. DANISH ISMAIL / Reuters