The traditional St Bartholomew's procession held in Portugal, the passing of Hurricane Irene, The second annual Patterns for Paws event held in the United States, the procession to bring the icon of the Virgin Mary to the tomb in Jerusalem, and etc are some of the most outstanding news on August 25, 2011.
The St. Bartholomews procession was held at the beach of Sao Bartolomeu do Mar, Portugal on August 25, 2011. This is a ritual expected to heal and protect children from the Devil. During the procession, children carry black roosters around St. Bartholomew church three times and kiss a statue of the saint and then head to the beach where they are dipped three times in the sea to complete the centuries old ritual.
People wait for the traditional St Bartholomew's procession at the beach of Sao Bartolomeu do Mar in Portugal
A boy jumps into the water in order to escape the heat at the Palatinus outdoor spa in Budapest, Hungary
A Pablo Picasso papier mache Capgros mask is captured standing at the entrance of a shop in Barcelona, Spain
The icon of the Virgin Mary is brought from the Church of the Holy Sepulcher to the tomb of the Virgin Mary every year in Jerusalem before the Feast of the Assumption in order to honor her Assumption.
Orthodox nuns hold candles and flowers during a procession to bring the icon of the Virgin Mary to the tomb where she is believed to be buried
The second annual Patterns for Paws event was held at the Pacific design centre in Los Angeles, California, USA on August 25, 2011. The event is aimed to find homes for orphaned dogs
A badly injured white rhino is being cured by a veterinarian assistant in a hollow at the Aquila game reserve in South Africa
A woman from San Cristobal, Dominican Republic pours water out of her flooded house after the passing of Hurricane Irene
A boy plays in the mud in Lahore, Pakistan on August 25, 2011
A welder work on an upper floor of One World Trade Centre on the former World Trade Centre site in New York, USA
Students from Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul, Korea dress traditional costumes dance during their graduation ceremony
Hurricane Irene Hits Dominican Republic 8-22-2011