A look at some of our favorite images from the week of Feb. 23, 2014.
The sincerest form of flatteryDaniele De Sanctis, 19 months old and dressed as a pope, is handed to Pope Francis during his weekly general audience on Feb. 26 in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican. Pope costumes are the must-have outfits for Carnival, which marks the period before the church’s solemn Lenten season begins. PHOTOS: Carnival around the worldL’Osservatore Romano via AP
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump lit the National Christmas Tree for the first time. The program was hosted by television personality Kathie Lee Gifford and actor Dean Cain and featured performances by the Beach Boys, Jack Wagner, Wynonna Judd, Craig Campbell and others.