Photos by Dario Lopez-Mills The cold, dust-blown prison yard where inmates are welding a new steel bell tower for the Feb. 17 visit of Pope Francis is a microcosm of the changes that have brought hope to the once-infernal border city of Ciudad Juarez, both inside and outside the walls.
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.
Throughout the day, Associated Press photo editors comb through and designate a selection of the most newsworthy and visually breathtaking images as APTOPIX.
Photos by Natacha Pisarenko A samba school has organized an unusual show to honor Pope Francis during the opening of a hugely popular carnival in Argentina.
Photo Essay By Ariel Schalit Any time the pope makes a trip, but especially to a place like the Holy Land, journalists swarm to cover each moment and reflect every papal move in a stream of words and images. In such an intensely competitive setting, it’s hard to imagine how anyone can produce significant coverage that trulyContinue reading “Vantage Point: Ariel Schalit’s Exclusive Of Pope Francis”