Pictures of the Week

Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.

Pope Francis: Transforming the Catholic Church

For 14 years, AP correspondent Nicole Winfield has covered the Vatican, a firsthand witness to papal practices, seeing a side of Francis that few have glimpsed over his travels to South America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

World Water Day

It courses through Bangkok’s bustling canals and the world’s mighty rivers. It is the lifeblood of the desert oasis as well as North America’s Great Lakes.

Paraguay’s Little Club

Photos by Jorge Saenz They don’t get much smaller than Paraguay’s Deportivo Capiata – or bigger than Argentina’s legendary Boca Juniors.