Pictures of the Week: January 24 – January 31

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Jan. 26, 2014. A seagull attacks a dove released by Pope Francis and children from the window of his private apartments at the end of the Sunday Angelus prayer at St. Peter's Square at the Vatican.

From snowstorms crippling the American South and ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi on trial in Cairo to celebrations marking the Chinese New Year and Pope-inspired superhero street art in Rome, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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