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Photograph by L’Osservatore Romano/AP

Public Service or Propaganda? LightBox Presents the Top Handout Photos of 2013

Aug. 28, 2013. In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L’Osservatore Romano, Pope Francis has his picture taken inside St. Peter’s Basilica with youths from the Italian Diocese of Piacenza and Bobbio who came to Rome for a pilgrimage at the Vatican.

Photograph by Alessandra Tarantino—AP

Nov. 27, 2013. Pope Francis tries to keep himself warm as he attends his weekly general audience in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican.

From the Pope meeting Putin and the Central African Republic nearing the brink of civil war to pardoned Turkeys in the Washington and Cyber Monday preparations around the world, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

Photograph by Christopher Morris—VII for TIME

Christopher Morris’ photos capture the emotions and sentiments of the crowd as they congregate and wait and watch and, in the end, marvel at the renewal of a 2,000-year old religious institution.

See more:  Waiting for the New Pope

March 4, 2013. Vestments for the new Pope to be elected are displayed in the window of Italian ecclesiastical tailor Gammarelli in Rome.  (Photo: Alberto Pizzoli—AFP/Getty Images)

From the death of Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez and elections in Kenya to violent protests in Bahrain and International Women’s Day around the world, TIME presents the best images of the week.

See more of TIME’s best pictures of the week.

Dec. 12, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI clicks on an iPad to send his first twitter message during his weekly general audience at the Vatican in Italy, Rome. (Photo: CPP/Polaris)

From continued protests in Egypt and a mass wedding in Indonesia to Syrian refugees in Turkey and the Pope’s first tweet, TIME presents the best images of the week. See more on LightBox.

March 19, 2012. A woman, who practices Santería prays at the Cathedral of Santiago de Cuba.

Before Pope Benedict XVI arrived in Cuba for  today’s visit, photographer Tomas Munita examined the role of religion in the nation, where bishops have emerged as political as well as spiritual players. See more here.

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