Photos of the day Feb. 27, 2013
The Associated Press
Published: February 27, 2013 11:03AM
Updated: February 27, 2013 11:04AM
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Pope Benedict XVI greets pilgrims at the end of his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013. Pope Benedict XVI basked in an emotional sendoff Wednesday at his final general audience in St. Peter's Square, recalling moments of "joy and light" during his papacy but also times of great difficulty. He also thanked his flock for respecting his decision to retire. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

A collection of the best photos from around the world updated throughout the day Feb. 27, 2013.