A girl holds a torch during a procession joined by tens of thousands in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, the day before the final mass of International Eucharistic Congress which will be attended by Pope Francis. Pope Francis is making his first foreign trip since undergoing intestinal surgery in July, a four-day visit to Hungary and Slovakia starting Sunday which will not only test his health but also provide what may be one of the most awkward moments of his papacy, a meeting with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, the sort of populist, right-wing leader Francis typically scorns. Manchester United's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Newcastle United at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, England, Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021. Fans wearing Manchester United's Cristiano Ronaldo shirts queue at a food stand outside the stadium before the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Newcastle United at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, England, Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021. Residents watch Pope Francis meeting with members of the Roma community at Lunik IX, in Kosice, Slovakia, Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021, the biggest of about 600 segregated settlements where the poorest 20% of Slovakia's 400,000 Roma live. Pope Francis traveled to Kosice, in the far east of Slovakia on Tuesday to meet with the country's Roma in a gesture of inclusion for the most socially excluded minority group in Slovakia, who have long suffered discrimination, marginalization and poverty. Pro-independence demonstrators rest in a park after taking part at a demonstration during the Catalan National Day in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021. Thousands of Catalans have rallied for independence from the rest of Spain in their first major mass gathering since the start of the pandemic. The march in Barcelona on Saturday comes before a meeting between regional leaders in northeast Catalonia and the Spanish government. ( AP Photo/Joan Mateu Parra) People steer their SUP boards during a SUP (Stand Up Paddle)-Surfing festival at Krylatskoye Olympic rowing canal in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021. Workers wrap the Arc de Triomphe monument, Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021 in Paris. The "L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped" project by late artist Christo and Jeanne-Claude will be on view from, Sept.18 to Oct. 3, 2021. The famed Paris monument will be wrapped in 25,000 square meters of fabric in silvery blue, and with 3,000 meters of red rope. People walk reflecting in a mirror installation after sunset in Red Square in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021. Children take part in festivities marking the beginning of the school year at a school in Bucharest, Romania, Monday, Sept. 13, 2021. Children returned to classrooms in Romania, a country with one of the lowest COVID-19 vaccination rates in the European Union, as the daily infection numbers continue to rise. Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain crashes with Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands during the Italian Formula One Grand Prix, at Monza racetrack, in Monza, Italy, Sunday, Sept.12, 2021. The dead body of an unidentified man lies on the ground near the village of Chenna Teklehaymanot, in the Amhara region of northern Ethiopia Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021. At the scene of one of the deadliest battles of Ethiopia's 10-month Tigray conflict, witness accounts reflected the blurring line between combatant and civilian after the federal government urged all capable citizens to stop Tigray forces "once and for all." Redwan Hoff sits on the roof of a BMW while driver Lorenzo Dada competes in the Redbull Shay iMoto, a spinning event where twelve of the best spinners from South Africa gather to showcase their spinning skills and stunts in Johannesburg, Friday, Sept 10, 2021.
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