Pictures of the Week: March 8 – March 15

Vatican Pope
Alessandra Tarantino—AP
March 13, 2013. Pope Francis waves to the crowd from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican.

From the selection of a new Pope and the second anniversary of Japan’s earthquake and tsunami to Kenya’s disputed election and sunbathers in the snow, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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