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Catholic priests are sheltered by umbrellas during Holy Communion as Pope Benedict XVI presides over a celebration of Mass in Bellahouston Park. The pope warned young Catholics about the temptations of drugs, money, sex, pornography and alcohol in a homily at the first open-air Mass of his state visit to Britain.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LEON NEAL / AFP/GETTY IMAGES

Pope Benedict XVI is seen through the window of his aircraft as he arrives at Heathrow airport outside London. The first state visit of a pope to Britain — his predecessor John Paul II made a "pastoral visit" in 1982 — began in Scotland today, where Benedict met with Queen Elizabeth II, titular head of the world's Anglicans, at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BEN STANSALL / AFP/GETTY IMAGES

Queen Elizabeth II and Pope Benedict XVI meet schoolchildren outside the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the queen's official residence in Scotland. The pope is conducting the first state visit to Britain by a pontiff.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PHOTOSHOT

Pilgrims fly flags as they wait for Pope Benedict XVI to say Mass at Bellahouston Park, part of the pontiff's four-day trip to Britain.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PHIL NOBLE / Reuters

Men pray at the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest prayer site, before Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. The holiest of Jewish holidays finds observant Jews atoning for sins of the past year with prayer and a fast lasting more than 24 hours, beginning at sundown Friday and ending with the breaking of the fast after dark Saturday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DARREN WHITESIDE / REUTERS

Fans react after lighting a flare during their Europa League Group H soccer match against VfB Stuttgart.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEX DOMANSKI / REUTERS

A video is projected onto Rome's ancient Colosseum by installation artists Thyra Hilden and Piuz Diaz. "City on Fire" is a series of large-scale video projections simulating fire burning down symbolic monuments in the Western world.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALESSANDRO BIANCHI / REUTERS

Soldiers dressed in traditional clothing march during a military parade at the culmination of celebrations to mark the 200th anniversary of Mexico's fight for independence from Spain.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ELIANA APONTE / REUTERS

A zoomed image of the benches in a beer tent as preparations are underway for Oktoberfest at the Theresienwiese in Munich. The 200th staging of Oktoberfest, the world's largest beer festival, opens Sept. 18 and runs through Oct. 4.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CHRISTOF STACHE / AFP/GETTY IMAGES

A man works on an installation of life-size mockups of animals onto the wall of a house in the artists' district of Zittau. The project is part of one of Germany's biggest pop-art districts and consists of the modernization and decoration of an old apartment building modeled on plans by the artist Sergej Alexander Dott.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MATTHIAS HIEKEL / AFP/GETTY IMAGES

Residents in the Park Slope neighborhood in the New York borough of Brooklyn surround a car crushed by a fallen tree. A brief but severe and damaging storm swept through New York City.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARK LENNIHAN / ASSOCIATED PRESS

Genetically engineered angelfish glow under a black light shining on their tank. The fish are the world's first fluorescent angelfish and were created by a joint project between Taiwan's Academia Sinica and Jy Lin, a private biotechnology company.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PICHI CHUANG / Reuters

Belgian cooks toast at a event known as "Dinner in the Sky" while sitting on an elevated platform in Brussels. "Dinner in the Sky" accommodates 26 people suspended from a crane at a height of 164 feet.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: YVES HERMAN / Reuters

Engineers work on the Mars rover Curiosity at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena. Curiosity is expected to launch from Cape Canaveral in Florida between Nov. 25 and Dec. 18, 2011.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAE C. HONG / ASSOCIATED PRESS

The All-Terrain Hex-Limbed Extra-Terrestrial Explorer (ATHLETE), a prototype heavy-lift utility vehicle to support future human exploration of extraterrestrial surfaces, flexes its limbs as it moves across the northern Arizona desert on the last day of NASA's two-week field testing of new aerospace technology.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROBYN BECK / AFP/GETTY IMAGES

Visitors participate in a photo session of "Cosplay" characters at the Tokyo Game Show.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Junji Kurokawa / Associated Press

Police push back a group of protesters demonstrating against a speech by the leader of the right-wing Sweden Democrats. Sweden will hold national elections on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BOB STRONG / Reuters

A bride takes part in a mass-marriage ceremony for about 121 low-income couples from the India-Pakistan border area. Mass marriages organized by social organizations to cut ceremony costs are common in India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NARINDER NANU / AFP/Getty Images

Children of a Roma family prepare to leave a camp in northern France to go to Lille Airport for a flight to Romania in a voluntary repatriation scheme. The European Union on Tuesday threatened France with legal action over its handling of the expulsion of Roma migrants.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PASCAL ROSSIGNOL / Reuters

Caro Kopecky, assistant to Herbert Lipah, the owner of Lederhosenwahnsinn (Lederhosen crazy), pins underwear to the ceiling of the clothes shop. Lipah, who has collected about 2,500 leather trousers over the last 18 years, sells traditional Bavarian clothing and accessories worn at Oktoberfest.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MICHAELA REHLE / Reuters

Two demonstrators pull off their T-shirts to reveal a "poor but sexy" slogan inscribed on their bodies during a mock fashion show in front of Berlin's parliament building, part of a demonstration against what protesters say is a reduction in social spending by the German government.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHN MACDOUGALL / AFP/Getty Images

French winter sports athletes climb to the top of the Aiguille du Midi, a peak in the French Alps, during an event to promote the region's candidacy for the 2018 Winter Olympics.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT / AFP/Getty Images

A garden caretaker with stork figurines at dusk in Mazar-e-Sharif, Balkh province, north of Kabul.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MUSTAFA QURAISHI / ASSOCIATED PRESS

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Thursday’s Pictures in the News has Pope Benedict XVI landing in London and meeting with Queen Elizabeth II in Edinburgh; Belgian cooks serving “Dinner in the Sky” on an elevated platform 164 feet off the ground in Brussels; genetically engineered angelfish aglow in southern Taiwan and a contemplative, bejeweled bride in India.

We have prototypes of future space vehicles; preparations for Oktoberfest in Munich; Orthodox Jews praying at the Western Wall in advance of Yom Kippur; a giant video projection on the Colosseum in Rome at night; and off-the-wall art — or is it the other way around? — in Zittau, Germany.

Add to that demonstrations in Berlin and Sweden; “Cosplay” characters in Japan; hikers atop the Aiguille du Midi, a peak in the French Alps; and the result of a violent storm passing though New York; and we have a glimpse of the world today.

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